pseudorabies

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pseu·do·ra·bies

 (so͞o′dō-rā′bēz)
n.
An acute infectious disease of domestic and wild animals, caused by a herpesvirus spread by contact with pigs, characterized by inflammation of the central nervous system and the respiratory system, and frequently progressing to paralysis and death. Also called Aujeszky's disease.
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Mad itch is yet another name for pseudorabies because infected animals suffer intense itching, as well as other symptoms.