infectious+disease

  • 81disease — dis|ease W1S3 [dıˈzi:z] n [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: desaise, from aise relaxed feeling, comfort ] 1.) [U and C] an illness which affects a person, animal, or plant ▪ She suffers from a rare disease of the brain. ▪ Heart disease runs …

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  • 82disease — n. 1) to come down with, contract a disease 2) to carry; spread (a) disease 3) to cure; prevent (a) disease 4) to eradicate, stamp out, wipe out (a) disease; to bring a disease under control 5) an acute; common; deadly; degenerative; fatal,… …

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  • 83infectious bursal disease — a highly contagious acute disease of chickens, caused by the infectious bursal disease virus, characterized by edema and swelling of the cloacal bursa, soiled wet feathers, whitish watery diarrhea, listlessness, and trembling, progressing to… …

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  • 84Infectious hematopoietic necrosis virus — Taxobox name = PAGENAME virus group = V ordo = Mononegavirales familia = Rhabdoviridae genus = Novirhabdovirus species = Infectious hematopoietic necrosis virus Infectious hematopoietic necrosis virus (IHNV), is a negative sense single stranded… …

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  • 85Disease, foot-and-mouth — A highly infectious virus that can infect people but affects them most by infecting livestock cattle, pigs, sheep and goats. The virus is in the same family of viruses as those causing the common cold. The virus is spread by many routes by… …

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  • 86Infectious diarrhea — Infobox Disease Name = Infectious diarrhea Caption = DiseasesDB = ICD10 = ICD9 = ICD9|009.2 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = search eMedicineTopic = diarrhea MeshID = D004403 : See also Gastroenteritis and Enteritis Infectious diarrhea …

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  • 87infectious bovine keratoconjunctivitis — ▪ animal disease also called  pinkeye, or infectious keratitis,         an inflammation of the conjunctiva or the cornea of the eye in cattle as the result of an infection; early viral involvement is suspected. Moraxella bovis is usually found in …

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  • 88Disease, Kikuchi — A disorder that typically causes swollen glands in the neck (cervical lymphadeniopathy) together with fever or flu like symptoms. Laboratory test abnormalities include elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR), and white blood count… …

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  • 89infectious — [[t]ɪnfe̱kʃəs[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED A disease that is infectious can be caught by being near a person who has it. Compare contagious. ...infectious diseases such as measles... These viruses affect children and are highly infectious. 2) ADJ GRADED If …

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  • 90Infectious Hypodermal and Hematopoietic Necrosis — Taxobox | color=violet name = IHHN virus virus group = ii familia = Parvoviridae species = IHHN virus Infectious Hypodermal and Hematopoietic Necrosis (IHHN) is a viral disease of penaeid shrimp that causes mass mortality (up to 90%) among the… …

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  • 91disease — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ common ▪ obscure, rare ▪ dangerous, serious ▪ mild ▪ acute …

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  • 92infectious bronchitis — noun 1. : a virus disease of chickens marked by inflammation of the bronchial tubes and abundant secretion of mucus interfering with respiration and causing gasping and choking that is often fatal in young birds and in adults seriously interferes …

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  • 93infectious laryngotracheitis — noun : a severe highly contagious and often fatal virus disease of chickens affecting chiefly adult birds and taking the form of an inflammation of the trachea and larynx often marked by local necrosis and hemorrhage and by the formation of… …

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  • 94infectious bursal disease virus — a virus of the genus Avibirnavirus that causes infectious bursal disease in chickens …

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  • 95infectious — adjective 1》 (of a disease or disease causing organism) liable to be transmitted through the environment.     ↘liable to spread infection. 2》 likely to spread to or influence others: her enthusiasm is infectious. Derivatives infectiously adverb… …

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  • 96infectious hepatitis — noun an acute but benign form of viral hepatitis caused by an RNA virus that does not persist in the blood serum and is usually transmitted by ingesting food or drink that is contaminated with fecal matter (Freq. 2) • Syn: ↑hepatitis A •… …

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  • 97Disease, new variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob — Abbreviated nvCJD. A human disease thought due to the same infectious agent as bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), or mad cow disease. Both the human and bovine disorders are invariably fatal brain diseases with unusually long incubation… …

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  • 98Disease, variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob — Abbreviated vCJD. A human disease thought due to the same infectious agent as bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), or mad cow disease. Both the human and bovine disorders are invariably fatal brain diseases with unusually long incubation… …

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  • 99infectious myocarditis — myocarditis due to infectious agents, including bacteria, viruses, rickettsiae, protozoa, spirochetes, and fungi; they may damage the myocardium by direct invasion, production of toxins, or mediation of an immunological response. Infectious… …

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  • 100Disease, Marburg — A severe form of hemorrhagic fever which affects both humans and non human primates. Caused by a genetically unique zoonotic (that is, animal borne) RNA virus of the filovirus family, its recognition led to the creation of this virus family. The… …

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