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necrobacillosis

[nek-roh-bas-uh-loh-sis] /ˌnɛk roʊˌbæs əˈloʊ sɪs/
noun, Veterinary Pathology
1.
any disease of cattle, horses, sheep, and swine marked by necrotic areas in which a bacillus, Fusobacterium necrophorum, is found.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10; necro- + bacillosis
Related forms
necrobacillary
[nek-roh-bas-uh-ler-ee] /ˌnɛk roʊˈbæs əˌlɛr i/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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