Medical Definition of Yersinina pestis

1. Yersinina pestis is a gram-negative, rod-shaped, faculatively anaerobic bacterial species in the family Enterobacteriaceae. It causes bubonic plaque, which is transmitted by rodent fleas. Historically known as the Black Plague, this disease devastated Europe and Asia in the 1300s. It still exists today and is characterised by sudden high fever, chills, excessively swollen and tender lymph nodes (buboes), followed by tissue bleeding and gangrene. Other complications include pneumonia and septicaemia. (12 Nov 1997)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Yersinina Pestis

Yenisey River
Yeoman Warder
Yeomen Warders
Yeovil
Yerazgavors
Yerevan
Yerevanian
Yerevanians
Yerkes
Yerkish
Yersin
Yersinia
Yersinia frederiksenii
Yersinia intermedia
Yersinia kristensenii
Yersinina pestis
Yerupaja
Yerwa-Maiduguri
Yeshua
Yevanic
Yevgeni Aleksandrovich Yevtushenko
Yevgeni Yevtushenko
Yevtushenko
Yezdi
Yezdis
Yezidee
Yezidees
Yezidi
Yezidis
Yezidism

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