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Johne's disease

[yoh-nuh z] /ˌyoʊ nəz/
noun, Veterinary Pathology
1.
a chronic diarrheal disease of cattle and sheep caused by infection with Mycobacterium paratuberculosis, an organism related to the tubercle bacillus.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10; named after H. A. Johne (1839-1910), German scientist
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Johne's disease

/ˈjəʊnəz/
noun
1.
an infectious disease of ruminants characterized by chronic inflammation of the bowel and caused by Mycobacterium paratuberculosis, a bacterium that can be transmitted in milk
Word Origin
C20: named after H. A. Johne (1839–1910), German veterinary surgeon
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