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1. (Veterinary Science) a disease of cattle caused by the protozoan Babesia (or Piroplasma) bovis, which destroys the red blood cells, characterized by the passage of red or blackish urine. It is transmitted by tick bites
2. (Veterinary Science) any of various other animal diseases characterized by haematuria
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