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bovine virus diarrhoea
medical dictionary

A specific infectious disease of cattle, caused by a togavirus; characterised by ulceration of the mouth, pharynx, oesophagus, and sometimes the stomachs and intestines; may or may not be accompanied by severe diarrhoea.

Synonyms: mucosal disease.

American spelling: bovine virus diarrhea

(05 Mar 2000)