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(ɔːf)
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(Veterinary Science) vet science an infectious disease of sheep and sometimes goats and cattle, characterized by scabby pustular lesions on the muzzle and lips; caused by a paramyxovirus. Technical name: contagious pustular dermatitis Also called: scabby mouth (Austral)
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n ectima contagioso
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Orf, also known as contagious pustular dermatitis, is a pox carried by sheep and goats and normally causes a lesion or mark which gets better on its own.
A fatal ulcerative mucosal condition of sheep associated with the virus of contagious pustular dermatitis.
Orf, also known as ecthyma contagiosum or contagious pustular dermatitis, is a viral zoonotic disease resulting from the direct or indirect contact of damaged skin with infected animals.

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