Definitions for babesiosisbəˌbi ziˈoʊ sɪs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ba•be•si•o•sisbəˌbi ziˈoʊ sɪs(n.)

  1. any of several tick-borne diseases of cattle, dogs, horses, sheep, and swine, caused by babesias and characterized by fever and languor.

    Category: Veterinary Science

Origin of babesiosis:

1910–15

Wiktionary

  1. babesiosis(Noun)

    A malaria-like parasitic disease caused by Babesia, a genus of protozoa.

Freebase

  1. Babesiosis

    Babesiosis is a malaria-like parasitic disease caused by infection with Babesia, a genus of protozoal piroplasms. After trypanosomes, Babesia is thought to be the second most common blood parasites of mammals, and they can have a major impact on health of domestic animals in areas without severe winters. Human babesiosis is uncommon, but reported cases have risen recently because of expanded medical awareness.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Babesiosis

    A group of tick-borne diseases of mammals including ZOONOSES in humans. They are caused by protozoa of the genus BABESIA, which parasitize erythrocytes, producing hemolysis. In the U.S., the organism's natural host is mice and transmission is by the deer tick IXODES SCAPULARIS.

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