A reformer and nurse of the nineteenth century, who founded the American Red Cross in the 1880s. She had organized nursing care for Union soldiers during the Civil War.
bartonella Bartonella Bar·ton·el·la (bär’tn-ěl’ə) n. A genus of bacteria found in humans and arthropods that multiply in red blood cells and reproduce by binary fission.
- Bartonella bacilliformis
bartonella bacilliformis Bartonella bacilliformis Bartonella ba·cil·li·for·mis (bə-sĭl’ə-fôr’mĭs) n. An aerobic coccobacilli of the genus Bartonella that causes Oroya fever in humans.
bartonellosis bartonellosis bar·ton·el·lo·sis (bär’tn-ěl-ō’sĭs) n. A disease caused by Bartonella bacilliformis and transmitted by the bite of the sandfly.
- Bartramian sandpiper
upland sandpiper. Historical Examples The Bartramian sandpiper even now is a great factor each summer in checking the increasing locusts on our prairies. A Book of Natural History Various Greater yellow-leg is much scarcer than formerly, also Bartramian sandpiper. Our Vanishing Wild Life William T. Hornaday