Johne's disease


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Joh·ne's disease

 (yō′nəz)
n.
A chronic disease of domestic animals, especially cattle and sheep, caused by the bacterium Mycobacterium paratuberculosis and characterized by persistent diarrhea, gradual loss of weight, and general weakness.

[After Heinrich Albert Johne (1839-1910), German physician.]
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Johne's disease

(ˈjəʊnəz)
n
(Veterinary Science) an infectious disease of ruminants characterized by chronic inflammation of the bowel and caused by Mycobacterium paratuberculosis, a bacterium that can be transmitted in milk
[C20: named after H. A. Johne (1839–1910), German veterinary surgeon]
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Joh′ne's disease`

(ˌyoʊ nəz)
n.
a chronic diarrheal disease of cattle and sheep caused by a bacillus, Mycobacterium paratuberculosis.
[1905–10; after H. A. Johne (1839–1910), German scientist]
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