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(Veterinary Science) vet science a nontechnical name for actinomycosis
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ac•tin•o•my•co•sis(ækˌtɪn oʊ maɪˈkoʊ sɪs, ˌæk tə noʊ-)
an infectious, inflammatory disease caused by Actinomyces israelii in humans and A. bovis in domestic animals, and characterized by lumpy, often suppurating tumors, esp. about the jaws; lumpy jaw.
ac•tin`o•my•cot′ic (-ˈkɒt ɪk) adj.
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|Noun||1.||lumpy jaw - the commonest and least severe form of actinomycosis; affects the face and neck regions|
actinomycosis - disease of cattle that can be transmitted to humans; results from infection with actinomycetes; characterized by hard swellings that exude pus through long sinuses
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