Definition of pseudorabies in English:

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pseudorabies

Pronunciation: /ˌso͞odōˈrābēz/

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.
Example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: pseu·do·ra·bies

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