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actinobacillosis

[ak-tin-oh-bas-uh-loh-sis, ak-tuh-noh-] /ækˌtɪn oʊˌbæs əˈloʊ sɪs, ˌæk tə noʊ-/
noun, Veterinary Pathology
1.
an infectious disease of cattle, domestic animals, and occasionally humans, resembling actinomycosis and caused by the bacterium Actinobacillus lignieresii.
Also called wooden tongue.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; < Neo-Latin actinobacill(us) (see actinobacillus) + -osis
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actinobacillotic
[ak-tin-oh-bas-uh-lot-ik, ak-tuh-noh-] /ækˌtɪn oʊˌbæs əˈlɒt ɪk, ˌæk tə noʊ-/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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actinobacillosis

/æktiːnəʊˌbæsɪlˈəʊsɪs/
noun
1.
(vet science) a disease of cattle and sheep, caused by infection with an Actinobacillus lignieresii and characterized by soft tissue lesions, esp of the tongue Also called wooden tongue, woody tongue, cruels
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