panleukopenia
noun Etymology: New Latin Date: 1940 an acute usually fatal epizootic disease especially of cats that is caused by a parvovirus (Feline panleukopenia virus of the genus Parvovirus) and is marked by fever, diarrhea and dehydration, and destruction of white blood cells

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  • panleukopenia — pan·leu·ko·pe·nia or chiefly Brit pan·leu·co·pe·nia .pan .lü kə pē nē ə n an acute usu. fatal epizootic disease esp. of cats that is caused by a single stranded RNA virus of the genus Parvovirus (species Feline panleukopenia virus) and is… …   Medical dictionary

  • panleukopenia — /pan looh keuh pee nee euh/, n. Vet. Pathol. distemper1 (def. 1c). Also, panleucopenia. [1935 40; PAN + LEUKOPENIA] * * * …   Universalium

  • panleukopenia — noun A distemper of cats caused by a strain of parvovirus …   Wiktionary

  • panleukopenia — n. distemper, type of disease in animals (Veterinary Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • panleukopenia — pan·leukopenia …   English syllables

  • panleukopenia — pan•leu•ko•pe•ni•a or pan•leu•co•pe•ni•a [[t]ˌpæn lu kəˈpi ni ə[/t]] n. vet distemper I, 1), c) • Etymology: 1935–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • panleukopenia — noun see panleucopenia * * * /pan looh keuh pee nee euh/, n. Vet. Pathol. distemper1 (def. 1c). Also, panleucopenia. [1935 40; PAN + LEUKOPENIA] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Feline panleukopenia — Taxobox | color=violet name = Feline panleukopenia virus virus group = ii familia = Parvoviridae genus = Parvovirus species = Feline panleukopenia virus Feline panleukopenia, commonly known as feline distemper, is a viral infection affecting cats …   Wikipedia

  • feline panleukopenia — n PANLEUKOPENIA …   Medical dictionary

  • feline panleukopenia — noun Date: circa 1943 panleukopenia …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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