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Definition of the noun abortus

What does abortus mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: abortuses

  1. a human fetus whose weight is less than 0.5 kilogram when removed or expelled from the mother's body
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • more generic words: fetus / foetus = an unborn or unhatched vertebrate in the later stages of development showing the main recognizable features of the mature animal

Alternative definition of the noun abortus


  1. an aborted fetus


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Phrases with Abortus

  1. Abortus Fever
  2. Torymus Abortus
  3. Brucella Abortus
  4. Paratettix Abortus
  5. Alcaligenes abortus
  6. Corynebacterium abortus
  7. Species Brucella Abortus
  8. Species Paratettix Abortus
  9. species Alcaligenes abortus
  10. Paratettix Mexicanus Abortus
  11. Species Corynebacterium Abortus
  12. Subspecies Paratettix Mexicanus Abortus

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Google previewReport of the New York State Veterinary College at Cornell University (1919)

by New York State Veterinary College

Most writers upon abortion in cattle refer to the experimental production of abortion in pregnant cattle as the corner stone for the positive statements that the Bacillus abortus is the specific agent in abortion. Little has been written concerning the ...

Google previewThe Diseases of the Genital Organs of Domestic Animals (1921)

by Walter Long Williams, Walter Wilkinson Williams

abortus is the cause, B. tuberculosis can not be a cause of abortion. But that is resting the case upon what some may designate a technicality. More pertinent to the discussion is the statement of McFadyean and Stockman: "It is of great ...

Google previewAnnual Report of the New York State Veterinary College (1919)

by New York State Veterinary College

abortus is the cause, B. tuberculosis cannot be a cause of abortion. But that is resting the case upon _what some may -designate a technicality. More,- pertinent to the discussion is thestatement of Mc_Fadyean and ;“.

Google previewHuman-Animal Medicine (2009)

Clinical Approaches to Zoonoses, Toxicants and Other Shared Health Risks by Peter M. Rabinowitz, Lisa A. Conti

abortus is a major cause of reproductive failure and abortion in sheep and goats. Chlamydial infection has been associated with horses with recurrent airway obstruction.” Table 9-15 provides clinical presentations of chlamydiae infections ...

Google previewVeterinary Medicine (1916)

abortus is the pivotal causative ...

Google previewAdvances in Phosphotransferases (Carboxyl Group Acceptor) Research and Application: 2011 Edition (2012)


According to recent research published in the journal Infection and Immunity, “ Brucella abortus is a facultative intracellular bacterial pathogen that causes abortion in domestic animals and undulant fever in humans. The mechanism of ...

Google previewDiseases of Cattle in the Tropics (2013)

Economic and Zoonotic Relevance by Miodrag Ristic

abortus is the species involved in the disease of cattle, including buffaloes, in most cases throughout the world. Brucella ...

Google previewRoles of the Type IV Secretion System of Brucella Abortus in Evading Immunological Host Responses (2008)

by Hortensia García Rolán

INTRODUCTION Brucella abortus is an intracellular pathogen that resides 51 CHAPTER III: THE TYPE IV SECRETION SYSTEM HELPS Brucella abortus TO EVADE ANTIBODY-DEPENDENT IMMUNITY Abstract.

Google previewMosby's Comprehensive Review for Veterinary Technicians (2014)

by Monica M. Tighe, Marg Brown

Brucella abortus is a serious pathogen ...

Google previewBrucellosis (2014)

by M. Monir Madkour

Brucella abortus is the organism responsible in North America, while over the Rio Grande in Mexico and in other South American countries, infection with Brucella melitensis is more common. With modern air travel it is also possible for ...

Google previewPathology & Parasitology for Veterinary Technicians (2009)

by Leland Shapiro

Brucella suis predominantly affects swine and reindeer, but it can also affect cattle and bison; Brucella melitensis affects goats but is currently not present in the United States; and Brucella abortus is the most common cause of brucellosis ...

Google previewDiseases of the Spinal Cord (2012)

by Edmund Critchley, Andrew Eisen

For example, Brucella abortus is a well-recognized cause of subacute, pyogenic vertebral osteomyelitis in the Middle East and 12% of cases develop signs ...

Google previewBrucellosis Research, an Evaluation (1977)

A Report

abortus is an important factor in its survival in the host. It is unfortunate that the vast majority of research in this field has been performed in vitro or using species other than cattle. Agglutinating 33 Pathogenesis.

Google previewAmerican Journal of Veterinary Medicine (1916)

abortus is the pivotal causative ...

Google previewOf Vets, Viruses and Vaccines (2000)

The Story of the Animal Health Research Laboratory, Parkville by Barry Butcher

Philip Plackett Bntcella abortus is a species of small bacteria that causes contagious abortion, or brucellosis, in cattle. The foetus, foetal membranes and liquids from an aborting cow teem with organisms that are capable of infecting other ...

Google previewThe Developing Human (2015)

Clinically Oriented Embryology by Keith L. Moore, T. V. N. Persaud, Mark G. Torchia

An abortus is any product (or all products) of an abortion. There are several different types of abortion: ○ Threatened abortion (bleeding with the possibility of abortion) is a complication in approximately 25% of clinically apparent pregnancies.

Google previewThe clinical diagnosis of cattle diseases (1917)

by Martin Robert Steffen

The bacillus abortus is the organism commonly held to be the agent. AGE PREFERENCE— None. NATURE — This is an infectious, contagious disease of pregnant female cattle. CHARACTER — Contagious abortion is characterized by a ...

Google previewVeterinary Immunology (2013)

by Ian R. Tizard

abortus is a cause of abortion in cattle, and vaccination has been used historically to control the disease. Brucella infections are best controlled by a T cell–mediated immune response, and a vaccine containing a living avirulent strain of B.

Google previewBacterial Infections of Humans (2013)

Epidemiology and Control by Alfred S. Evans

Brucella abortus is the least invasive. It usually produces a milder disease, and in involved organs, there are granulomas without necrosis or Suppuration. In man, Br. canis causes bacteremia, lymphadenopathy, splenomegaly, and a mild ...

Google previewGoat Medicine (2011)

by Mary C. Smith, David M. Sherman

Chlamydophila abortus is an organism that can only replicate in an intracellular location. The organism multiplies (according to strain and host resistance) ...

Google previewVeterinary Disaster Response (2009)

by Wayne E. Wingfield, Sally B. Palmer

Brucella abortus is the predominant bacteria to cause disease in cattle, bison, and water buffalo. Sheep are primarily infected by B. 0111's and B. melitensis. Pigs are infected by B. suis and goats by B. melitensis. Horses can be infected with ...

Google previewVM/SAC, Veterinary Medicine and Small Animal Clinician (1916)

abortus is the pivotal causative ...

Google previewPractical Atlas for Bacterial Identification (2000)

by D. Roy Cullimore

abortus is a major cause of abortion in cattle. Bordetella Species of Bordetella are recognized as minute cocco-bacilli that are frequently bipolar, gRAM negative and non-motile. One species is motile by peritrichous flagella. All strains are ...

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