Texas fever


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Texas fever

n.
An infectious disease of cattle first identified in Texas, characterized by high fever, anemia, and emaciation and caused by parasitic protozoans of the genus Babesia that are transmitted by cattle ticks.
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Texas fever

n
(Veterinary Science) vet science another name for blackwater fever
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Tex′as fe′ver


n.
babesiosis of cattle.
[1865–70, Amer.]
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Noun1.Texas fever - an infectious disease of cattle transmitted by the cattle tickTexas fever - an infectious disease of cattle transmitted by the cattle tick
animal disease - a disease that typically does not affect human beings
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