marek dis eases

Marek's disease

[mar-iks, mahr-]
noun Veterinary Pathology.
a contagious cancerous disease of poultry, caused by a herpesvirus and characterized by proliferation of lymphoid cells and paralysis of a limb or the neck.

after Hungarian veterinarian József Marek (1868–1952), who described it in 1907 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To marek dis eases
Previous Definition: mareis
Next Definition: marek dis-eases
Words Near: marek dis eases
More from
Synonyms and Antonyms for marek dis eases
More from
Search for articles containing marek dis eases
More from Translator Word FAQs presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature