swinepox

swinepox

[swahyn-poks]
noun
1.
a variety of chicken pox.
2.
Veterinary Pathology. a mild pox disease of swine, caused by a virus related to that of cowpox, characterized by the appearance of pustules in the skin, especially of the abdomen.

Origin:
1520–30

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swinepox (ˈswaɪnˌpɒks)
 
n
1.  Also called: variola porcina an acute infectious viral disease of pigs characterized by skin eruptions
2.  a form of chickenpox in which the skin eruptions are not pitted

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