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fowl cholera

noun, Veterinary Pathology
1.
a specific, acute, diarrheal disease of fowls, especially chickens, caused by a bacterium, Pasteurella multocida.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85
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fowl cholera

noun
1.
(vet science) a contagious disease of poultry and other fowl, usually resulting in sudden death; caused by the organism Pasteurella multocida
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