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Texas fever

Syllabification: Tex·as fe·ver

Definition of Texas fever in English:

noun

The disease babesiosis in cattle.
Example sentences
  • It was while working in the Bureau that Smith demonstrated the role of ticks in the transmission of Texas fever.
  • He is credited for establishing that a tick was the transmitter of Texas fever in cattle.
  • Cattle herders on Lake Victoria are damaged by outbreaks of coastal and Texas fevers and a sharp drop in prices for fur and hides on the American market.

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