Definition of swine vesicular disease in English:

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swine vesicular disease

Pronunciation: /ˌswīn vəˈsikyələr diˌzēz/

noun

An infectious viral disease of pigs causing mild fever and blisters around the mouth and feet.
Example sentences
  • The pig has also been cleared of having swine vesicular disease.
  • Tests for swine vesicular disease were also negative, but more tests for both diseases are still needed with the final results not known until next Tuesday.
  • The goals of this project are to investigate and develop reagents and methods which will improve the diagnosis of swine vesicular disease.

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Syllabification: swine ve·sic·u·lar dis·ease

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