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 marked by respiratory and nervous symptoms

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  • 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 — 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 — noun disease of domestic fowl and other birds • Hypernyms: ↑animal disease …   Useful english dictionary

  • Newcastle disease — noun an acute infectious viral fever affecting birds, especially poultry. Origin so named because it was first recorded near Newcastle upon Tyne in 1927 …   English new terms dictionary

  • Newcastle disease — noun A highly contagious disease of poultry …   Wiktionary

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