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English definition of “salmonella”

salmonella

noun [U]     /ˌsæl.məˈnel.ə/
a type of bacteria that exists in several forms , some of which live in food and make the people who eat it ill : salmonella poisoning Bacteria, moulds, germs and viruses the illness caused by this bacteria : an outbreak of salmonellaPoisoning and allergy
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