bang-disease

Bang's disease

[bangz]
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:
1930–35; named after B.L.F. Bang (1848–1932), Danish biologist

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Bang's disease n.
See brucellosis.

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