Newcastle Disease virus
A paramyxovirus that causes the fatal disease, fowl-pest, in poultry.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • Newcastle-Disease — Torticollis bei einem Küken mit ND Die Newcastle Krankheit (engl.: Newcastle Disease oder Pseudo Fowlpest) ist eine weltweit verbreitete, außerordentlich ansteckende und anzeigepflichtige Viruserkrankung der Vögel. Das Krankheitsbild erinnert an… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Newcastle Disease — Torticollis bei einem Küken mit ND Die Newcastle Krankheit (engl.: Newcastle Disease oder Pseudo Fowlpest) ist eine weltweit verbreitete, außerordentlich ansteckende und anzeigepflichtige Viruserkrankung der Vögel. Das Krankheitsbild erinnert an… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Newcastle disease — New·cas·tle disease n(y)ü .kas əl , n(y)ü n a contagious mild to fatal virus disease of birds and esp. the domestic chicken that is caused by a paramyxovirus of the genus Rubulavirus (species Newcastle disease virus), that is marked by highly… …   Medical dictionary

  • Newcastle disease — noun Etymology: Newcastle upon Tyne, England Date: 1927 a contagious often fatal virus disease of birds and especially the domestic chicken that is caused by a paramyxovirus (species Newcastle disease virus of the genus Rubulavirus) and that is… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Newcastle disease vaccine — modified live virus vaccine or chemically inactivated, adsorbed killed virus vaccine, both of chick embryo origin, used for immunization of chickens against Newcastle disease, the live vaccine for mass immunization in drinking water, aerosol… …   Medical dictionary

  • Newcastle disease — Vet. Pathol. a rapidly spreading virus induced disease of birds and domestic fowl, as chickens, marked by respiratory difficulty, reduced egg production and, in chicks, paralysis. Also called avian pneumoencephalitis. [after Newcastle upon Tyne,… …   Universalium

  • Newcastle disease — /ˈnjukasəl dəziz/ (say nyoohkahsuhl duhzeez), /ˈnjukæs / (say nyoohkas ) noun a specific, virus induced disease of chickens, etc., marked by loss of egg production in old birds and by paralysis in chickens …   Australian English dictionary

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