Newcastle disease

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Newcastle disease

n
(Veterinary Science) an acute viral disease of birds, esp poultry, characterized by pneumonia and inflammation of the central nervous system
[C20: named after Newcastle upon Tyne, where it was recorded in 1926]
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Noun1.Newcastle disease - disease of domestic fowl and other birds
animal disease - a disease that typically does not affect human beings
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According to details, the provincial minister has called for taking every possible step to save precious lives of beautiful birds those were dying due to pseudofowl pest since last four or five years in large numbers.