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salmonellanoun [U]

uk   us   /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 the ​illnesscaused by this ​bacteria: an ​outbreak of salmonella
(Definition of salmonella from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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salmonellanoun [C/U]

 us   /ˌsæl·məˈnel·ə/ (plural salmonella)
a ​group of ​bacteria, some ​types of which ​live in ​food and ​causeillness in ​people who ​eat the ​food, or the ​illness caused by this ​bacteria
(Definition of salmonella from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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