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Noun: brucellosis  ,broo-su'low-sis
  1. Infectious bacterial disease of human beings transmitted by contact with infected animals or infected meat or milk products; characterized by fever and headache
    - undulant fever, Malta fever, Gibraltar fever, Rock fever, Mediterranean fever
  2. An infectious disease of domestic animals often resulting in spontaneous abortion; transmittable to human beings
    - contagious abortion, Bang's disease

Type of: infectious disease, zoonosis, zoonotic disease

Encyclopedia: Brucellosis, bovine