Definition of Rickettsiosis

1. Noun. Infectious disease caused by ticks or mites or body lice infected with rickettsial bacteria.




Definition of Rickettsiosis

1. Noun. (medicine) any severe infectious disease caused by several different bacteria of the order ''Rickettsiales'' and transmitted by parasitic arthropods ¹

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Medical Definition of Rickettsiosis

1. Infection with rickettsiae. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rickettsiosis

rickettsiaceae
rickettsiaceae infections
rickettsiae
rickettsial
rickettsial disease
rickettsial diseases
rickettsial vaccines
rickettsiales
rickettsiales infections
rickettsialpox
rickettsias
rickettsieae
rickettsiological
rickettsiology
rickettsioses
rickettsiosis (current term)
rickettsiostatic
ricketty
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rickey
rickeys
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rickle o' banes
rickle o' bones
rickle of banes
rickle of bones
rickles
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rickrack

Literary usage of Rickettsiosis

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1. Biotechnology: Building on Farmers' Knowledge by Joske F. G. Bunders, Bertus Haverkort, Wim Hiemstra (1996)
"The literature cites a wide range of diseases traditionally treated by cauterisation: anthrax, trypanosomiasis, rickettsiosis, epilepsy, botulism, scabies, ..."

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