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Noun1.animal disease - a disease that typically does not affect human beings
warble - a lumpy abscess under the hide of domestic mammals caused by larvae of a botfly or warble fly
disease - an impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning
anaplasmosis - a disease of cattle that is transmitted by cattle ticks; similar to Texas fever
aspergillosis, brooder pneumonia - severe respiratory disease of birds that takes the form of an acute rapidly fatal pneumonia in young chickens and turkeys
bighead - any of various diseases of animals characterized by edema of the head and neck
bovine spongiform encephalitis, BSE, mad cow disease - a fatal disease of cattle that affects the central nervous system; causes staggering and agitation
bull nose - a disease of pigs resulting in swelling of the snout
camelpox - a viral disease of camels closely related to smallpox; "with a little genetic engineering camelpox could be used as a bioweapon"
canine chorea, chorea - chorea in dogs
catarrhal fever - any of several disease of livestock marked by fever and edema of the respiratory tract
chronic wasting disease - a wildlife disease (akin to bovine spongiform encephalitis) that affects deer and elk
costiasis - a fatal disease of freshwater fish caused by a flagellated protozoan invading the skin
cowpox, vaccinia - a viral disease of cattle causing a mild skin disease affecting the udder; formerly used to inoculate humans against smallpox
creeps - a disease of cattle and sheep attributed to a dietary deficiency; characterized by anemia and softening of the bones and a slow stiff gait
hemorrhagic septicemia, pasteurellosis - an acute infectious disease characterized by pneumonia and blood infection
fistula, fistulous withers - a chronic inflammation of the withers of a horse
fowl cholera - an acute diarrheal disease (especially of chickens) caused by the microorganism that causes hemorrhagic septicemia
fowl pest - either of two acute viral diseases of domestic fowl; characterized by refusal to eat and high temperature and discoloration of the comb
hog cholera - highly infectious virus disease of swine
distemper - any of various infectious viral diseases of animals
enterotoxemia - a disease of cattle and sheep that is attributed to toxins absorbed from the intestines
foot-and-mouth disease, hoof-and-mouth disease - acute contagious disease of cloven-footed animals marked by ulcers in the mouth and around the hoofs
foot rot - contagious degenerative infection of the feet of hoofed animals (especially cattle and sheep)
black disease, distomatosis, liver rot, sheep rot - a disease of the liver (especially in sheep and cattle) caused by liver flukes and their by-products
broken wind, heaves - a chronic emphysema of the horse that causes difficult expiration and heaving of the flanks
red water - a disease of cattle; characterized by hematuria
rhinotracheitis - a respiratory infection of the nose and throat in cattle
cattle plague, rinderpest - an acute infectious viral disease of cattle (usually fatal); characterized by fever and diarrhea and inflammation of mucous membranes
scours - diarrhea in livestock
scrapie - a fatal disease of sheep characterized by chronic itching and loss of muscular control and progressive degeneration of the central nervous system
shipping fever, shipping pneumonia - a deadly form of septicemia in cattle and sheep; involves high fever and pneumonia; contracted under conditions of exposure or exhaustion (as often happens when the animals are shipped to market)
spavin - a swelling of the hock joint of a horse; resulting in lameness
loco disease, locoism - a disease of livestock caused by locoweed poisoning; characterized by weakness and lack of coordination and trembling and partial paralysis
looping ill - an acute viral disease of the nervous system in sheep; can be transmitted by Ixodes ricinus
mange - a persistent and contagious disease of the skin causing inflammation and itching and loss of hair; affects domestic animals (and sometimes people)
mooneye, moon blindness - recurrent eye inflammation in horses; sometimes resulting in blindness
murrain - any disease of domestic animals that resembles a plague
myxomatosis - a viral disease (usually fatal) of rabbits
Newcastle disease - disease of domestic fowl and other birds
pip - a disease of poultry
parrot disease, psittacosis - infectious disease of birds
bacillary white diarrhea, bacillary white diarrhoea, pullorum disease - a serious bacterial disease of young chickens
gall, saddle sore - an open sore on the back of a horse caused by ill-fitting or badly adjusted saddle
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