sheep measles


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sheep measles

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(Veterinary Science) (functioning as singular or plural) a disease of sheep caused by infestation by the cysticerci of a dog tapeworm (Taenia ovis)
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The sheep bladder worm |(Taenia ovis) When released from the egg in the gut, these migrate into the muscle, where they cause muscular cysticercosis, also known as sheep measles.