shigellosis

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Etymology[edit]

From the name of Kiyoshi Shiga, the Japanese bacteriologist who studied shigellosis, +‎ -osis.

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shigellosis (plural shigelloses)

  1. (medicine) A form of dysentery caused by intestinal infection with Shigella bacteria

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