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Rubarth's disease

[roo-bahrts, -bahrths] /ˈru bɑrts, -bɑrθs/
noun
1.
a common, rapidly progressing viral hepatitis of dogs and other carnivores, often confused with canine distemper.
Also called infectious canine hepatitis.
Origin
after Carl Sven Rubarth (born 1905), Swedish veterinarian, who described it in 1947
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