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Definition of TOXOPLASMOSIS

  • A disease caused by toxoplasmas, transmitted chiefly through undercooked meat, or in soil or cat feces. Symptoms generally pass unremarked in adults, but infection can be dangerous to unborn children
  • an infection of animals (esp the domestic cat) and humans by microorganisms, prob protozoa, of the genus Toxoplasma [n TOXOPLASMOSES]