Definition of pseudorabies in English:

pseudorabies

Line breaks: pseudo|rabies
Pronunciation: /ˌsjuːdəʊˈreɪbiːz
 
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noun

[mass noun] Veterinary Medicine
  • An infectious herpesvirus disease of the central nervous system in domestic animals that causes convulsions and intense itching and is usually fatal.
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    • One livestock disease detected in several Nebraska swineherds is pseudorabies.
    • In December 1999, their herd tested positive for pseudorabies.
    • The pigs carry pseudorabies - a virus that can be deadly to other animals - so they could not be brought to the mainland.

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