swinepox


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swine·pox

 (swīn′pŏks′)
n.
An acute infectious disease of domesticated swine caused by a virus and characterized by skin lesions.

swinepox

(ˈswaɪnˌpɒks)
n
1. (Veterinary Science) Also called: variola porcina an acute infectious viral disease of pigs characterized by skin eruptions
2. (Pathology) a form of chickenpox in which the skin eruptions are not pitted

swine•pox

(ˈswaɪnˌpɒks)

n.
a mild pox disease of swine, caused by a virus related to that of cowpox.
[1520–30]
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