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Noun: tularemia  ,too-lu'ree-mee-u
Usage: N. Amer (elsewhere: tularaemia)
  1. A highly infectious disease of rodents (especially rabbits and squirrels) and sometimes transmitted to humans by ticks, flies or by handling infected animals
    - tularaemia [Brit, Cdn], rabbit fever, deer fly fever, yatobyo

Derived forms: tularemias

Type of: zoonosis, zoonotic disease

Encyclopedia: Tularemia