a group of four Latin American nations, Colombia, Mexico, Panama, and Venezuela, formed in January, 1983, to help solve the problems of the region.
[kon-tuh-dawr-uh n] /ˌkɒn təˈdɔr ən/ noun 1. a member nation of the : action taken by the Contadorans. adjective 2. .
[kuh n-tey-juh n] /kənˈteɪ dʒən/ noun 1. the communication of disease by direct or indirect contact. 2. a disease so communicated. 3. the medium by which a disease is transmitted. 4. harmful or undesirable contact or influence. 5. the ready transmission or spread as of an idea or emotion from person to person: a contagion […]
noun, Veterinary Pathology. 1. brucellosis of domestic cattle, an infectious disease characterized by spontaneous abortion and caused by the bacterium Brucella abortus; Bang’s disease. 2. any of several diseases causing spontaneous abortion of domestic animals, as vibriosis or salmonellosis. noun 1. another name for brucellosis
- Contagious disease
contagious disease n. See communicable disease. An infectious disease that is spread through contact with infected individuals; also called a communicable disease. Contact with the bodily secretions of such individuals, or with objects that they have contaminated, can also spread this kind of disease.