johnes dis eases

Johne's disease

noun Veterinary Pathology.
a chronic diarrheal disease of cattle and sheep caused by infection with Mycobacterium paratuberculosis, an organism related to the tubercle bacillus.

1905–10; named after H. A. Johne (1839–1910), German scientist Unabridged
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Johne's disease (ˈjəʊnəz)
an infectious disease of ruminants characterized by chronic inflammation of the bowel and caused by Mycobacterium paratuberculosis, a bacterium that can be transmitted in milk
[C20: named after H. A. Johne (1839--1910), German veterinary surgeon]

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