adjective see vibrio

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  • vibrionic — vib·ri·on·ic .vib rē än ik adj caused by a bacterium of the genus Vibrio <vibrionic enteritis> …   Medical dictionary

  • vibrionic — adjective caused by bacteria of the genus Vibrio (Freq. 1) vibrionic dysentery • Pertains to noun: ↑genus Vibrio • Derivationally related forms: ↑vibrio …   Useful english dictionary

  • vibrionic — /vib ree on ik/, adj. of or pertaining to an infection by a bacterium of the genus Vibrio. [1870 75; < NL Vibrion (s. of Vibrio) VIBRIO + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • vibrionic — vib·ri·on·ic …   English syllables

  • vibrionic — /vɪbriˈɒnɪk/ (say vibree onik) adjective of, relating to, or caused by an infection by any bacterium of the genus Vibrio …   Australian English dictionary

  • vibrionic abortion — n abortion in sheep and cattle associated with vibriosis …   Medical dictionary

  • vibrionic hepatitis — avian campylobacteriosis …   Medical dictionary

  • vibrionic abortion — noun : abortion in sheep and cattle caused by a bacterium (Vibrio fetus) that invades the uterine and placental capillaries, interferes with fetal nutrition, and causes the death of the developing fetus …   Useful english dictionary

  • avian campylobacteriosis — infection of chickens and other birds by Campylobacter jejuni, with hepatitis of varying severity; symptoms range from the subclinical or a simple drop in egg production to weight loss, hemorrhage, depression, and death. Called also vibrionic,… …   Medical dictionary

  • vibrio — noun (plural rios) Etymology: New Latin, Vibrion , Vibrio, from Latin vibrare to wave Date: circa 1864 any of a genus (Vibrio) of short rigid motile bacteria that are straight or curved rods and include pathogens especially of gastrointestinal… …   New Collegiate Dictionary