Medical Definition of Piroplasmosis

1. A rare, often severe (and sometimes fatal) illness in man that is caused by infection with the protozoal organism, Babesia microti. The disease, transmitted by ticks, occurs mostly in the Northeastern United States. The protozoan invades red blood cells causing fever, chills, sweats, joint pains, nausea, vomiting and red blood cell haemolysis (rupture) leading to anaemia. (27 Sep 1997)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Piroplasmosis

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piromen
piromidic acid
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piroplasmida
piroplasmosis (current term)
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piroxicam olamine
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