• Definition for "pestis"
    • a serious (often fatal) infection of rats brought…
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  • Sentence for "pestis"
    • In ancient and medieval times, people…
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  • Medical Dictionary for "pestis"
    • The plague. An infectious condition as…
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pestis definition

  • noun:
    • a serious (often fatal) infection of rats brought on by Yersinia pestis and accidentally transmitted to humans because of the bite of a flea who has bitten an infected pet
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