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infectious canine hepatitis

Rubarth's disease

[roo-bahrts, -bahrths] /ˈru bɑrts, -bɑrθs/
a common, rapidly progressing viral hepatitis of dogs and other carnivores, often confused with canine distemper.
Also called infectious canine hepatitis.
Origin of Rubarth's disease
after Carl Sven Rubarth (born 1905), Swedish veterinarian, who described it in 1947 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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British Dictionary definitions for infectious-canine-hepatitis

infectious canine hepatitis

(vet science) a disease of dogs caused by an adenovirus and characterized by signs of liver disease
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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