Newcastle disease

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Newcastle disease

n
(Veterinary Science) an acute viral disease of birds, esp poultry, characterized by pneumonia and inflammation of the central nervous system
[C20: named after Newcastle upon Tyne, where it was recorded in 1926]
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Noun1.Newcastle disease - disease of domestic fowl and other birds
animal disease - a disease that typically does not affect human beings
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