Definition of Rickettsias

1. Noun. (plural of rickettsia) ¹



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Definition of Rickettsias

1. rickettsia [n] - See also: rickettsia

Medical Definition of Rickettsias

1. Obligate intracellular parasites which cause a variety of disease, including typhus and Rocky Mountain spotted fever. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rickettsias

rickettsia prowazekii
rickettsia rickettsii
rickettsia tsutsugamushi
rickettsia typhi
rickettsia vaccine
rickettsiaceae
rickettsiaceae infections
rickettsiae
rickettsial
rickettsial disease
rickettsial diseases
rickettsial vaccines
rickettsiales
rickettsiales infections
rickettsialpox
rickettsias (current term)
rickettsieae
rickettsiological
rickettsiology
rickettsioses
rickettsiosis
rickettsiostatic
ricketty
rickety
rickey
rickeys
ricking
rickle
rickle o' banes
rickle o' bones

Literary usage of Rickettsias

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1. The Oxford Medicine by Henry Asbury Christian, James Mackenzie (1920)
"He described the development of rickettsias in cells of the louse gut and found that, while these organisms developed in lice fed on typhus patients, ..."

2. The Harvey Lectures by Harvey Society of New York, New York Academy of Medicine (1922)
"The rickettsias of greatest interest are those found in lice in connection with typhus and trench fever and in lice presumably free from any disease virus. ..."

3. General Pathology: An Introduction to the Study of Medicine, Being a by Horst Oertel (1921)
"The " rickettsias" seem to constitute a group of so far poorly understood forms of which one other ... EW Schultz regards the " rickettsias" as protozoa. ..."

4. General Pathology: An Introduction to the Study of Medicine, Being a by Horst Oertel (1921)
"The "rickettsias" seem to constitute a group of so far poorly understood forms of which one other has ... EW Schultz regards the "rickettsias" as protozoa. ..."

5. Microbiology: A Text-book of Micro├Ârganisms, General and Applied by Charles E. Marshall (1921)
"... the rickettsias, and the Ultramicroscopic viruses (page 119) are all associated with important diseases in men and in animals. ..."

6. The Dog: Bibliography January 1985-January 1994 by Cynthia P. Smith (1995)
"Language: English Descriptors: North Carolina; Dogs; Rickettsial disease; rickettsias; Epizootiology; Dermacentor variabilis 92 NAL Call No: 41.8 R312 ..."

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