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Bang's disease

[bangz] /bæŋz/
noun, Veterinary Pathology
an infectious disease of cattle caused by a bacterium, Brucella abortus, that infects the genital organs and frequently causes spontaneous abortions.
Origin of Bang's disease
1930-35; named after B.L.F. Bang (1848-1932), Danish biologist Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Bang's disease in Medicine

Bang's disease n.
See brucellosis.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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