Glanders in horses (or a similar disease in cattle) in which there is inflammation of the lymph vessels, causing nodules ( farcy buds or farcy buttons).
More example sentences
- If the skin and underlying lymphatic tissue only is involved it is called farcy.
late Middle English: from Old French farcin, from late Latin farciminum, from farcire 'to stuff' (because of the appearance of the swollen nodules).
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