Definition of necrobacillosis in English:

necrobacillosis

noun

Medicine
  • Disease caused by the Gram-negative anaerobic bacterium Fusobacterium necrophorum, affecting domestic and wild animals and (less commonly) humans; an instance or form of this.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in 22nd Annual Reports Bureau Animal Industry 1905. From necro- + bacillus + -osis.

Pronunciation

necrobacillosis

/ˌnɛkrə(ʊ)basɪˈləʊsɪs/