Definition of actinobacillosis in English:

actinobacillosis

noun

  • Disease of cattle, other livestock, and occasionally humans caused by infection with bacteria of the genus Actinobacillus, typically characterized by suppurating nodules like those of actinomycosis but also seen as septicaemia in foals.

Origin

Early 20th century. From actino- + bacillus + -osis, after French actinobacillose.

Pronunciation:

actinobacillosis

/ˌaktɪnə(ʊ)basɪˈləʊsɪs/