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Veterinary Pathology. infectious bovine rhinotracheitis.

infectious bovine rhinotracheitis

[rahy-noh-trey-kee-ahy-tis] /ˌraɪ noʊˌtreɪ kiˈaɪ tɪs/
noun, Veterinary Pathology.
an infectious disease of cattle, characterized by inflammation and congestion of the respiratory passages and caused by a herpes virus.
Abbreviation: IBR.
Also called red nose.
Origin of infectious bovine rhinotracheitis Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • By losin' our boat we shall get rid of Mr. red-nose and his friends, an' I ain't sure but we'll be sellin' 'em reasonably cheap.

    A Runaway Brig; James Otis

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