lis|te|ri|o|sis «lihs TIHR ee OH sihs», noun.
= circling disease. (Cf.circling disease)
[< New Latin Listeria genus name of the organism that causes the disease (< Joseph Lister, 1827-1912, an English physician) + English -osis]

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  • sis — sis·co·wet; sis·er·ara; sis·kin; sis·se·ton; sis·si·fied; sis·si·ness; sis·sle; sis·sonne; sis·soo; sis·ta·ni; sis·ten; sis·ter·less; sis·ter·li·ness; sis·tern; sis·ter·ship; sis·tren; sis·trum; sis·tru·rus; sis·y·phe·an; sis·y·rin·chi·um;… …   English syllables

  • lis — acrop·o·lis; ae·o·lis; aero·bal·lis·tics; ama·bi·lis; am·a·ryl·lis; an·a·gal·lis; anaph·a·lis; an·nap·o·lis; ano·lis; anom·a·lis·tic; an·thyl·lis; apo·lis·ta; ba·lis·tes; ba·lis·ti·dae; bal·lis·ta; bal·lis·ter; bal·lis·ti·cian; bal·lis·tics;… …   English syllables

  • listerellosis — lis·ter·el·lo·sis …   English syllables

  • listeriosis — lis·te·ri·o·sis …   English syllables

  • listerellosis — lis·ter·el·lo·sis (lis″tər ə loґsis) listeriosis …   Medical dictionary

  • listeriosis — lis•te•ri•o•sis [[t]lɪˌstɪər iˈoʊ sɪs[/t]] also lis•te•ri•a•sis [[t]ˌlɪs təˈri ə [/t]] n. pl. ses ( sēz). vet pat an infectious disease of animals and birds, esp. attacking the brainstem in ruminants, caused by the bacterium Listeria… …   From formal English to slang

  • listeriosis — (lis ter e o sis) A sporadic disease of animals and humans, particularly those who are immunocompromised or pregnant, caused by the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes …   Dictionary of microbiology

  • listerellosis — /lis teuhr euh loh sis/, n., pl. listerelloses / seez/. Vet. Pathol. listeriosis. [1935 40; < NL listerell(a) (named after J. LISTER) + OSIS] * * * …   Universalium

  • o — abi·o·log·i·cal; ab·o·li·tion; ab·o·li·tion·ary; ab·o·li·tion·dom; ab·o·li·tion·ism; ab·o·li·tion·ist; ab·o·li·tion·ize; ab·o·ma·sal; ab·o·ma·sum; ac·an·thol·o·gy; ac·an·thop·o·dous; acar·i·dol·o·gist; ac·a·ri·nol·o·gy; acar·i·o·sis;… …   English syllables

  • ri — abac·te·ri·al; ab·de·ri·an; ab·ka·ri; ac·an·thop·te·ri; ac·an·thu·ri·dae; ac·a·ri·a·sis; ac·a·ri·na; ac·a·ri·nar·i·um; ac·a·ri·nol·o·gy; ac·a·ri·no·sis; ac·ces·so·ri·al; ac·ces·so·ri·us; ac·ci·pit·ri·dae; ac·cus·a·to·ri·al; acera·the·ri·um;… …   English syllables

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