necrobacilloses

necrobacillosis

[nek-roh-bas-uh-loh-sis]
noun Veterinary Pathology.
any disease of cattle, horses, sheep, and swine marked by necrotic areas in which a bacillus, Fusobacterium necrophorum, is found.

Origin:
1905–10; necro- + bacillosis

necrobacillary [nek-roh-bas-uh-ler-ee] , adjective
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