contagious abortion

  • 1 contagious abortion — n 1) brucellosis in domestic animals characterized by abortion: a) brucellosis affecting esp. cattle that is caused by a brucella (Brucella abortus), that is contracted by ingestion, by copulation, or possibly by wound infection, and that is… …

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  • 2 contagious abortion — noun an infectious disease of domestic animals often resulting in spontaneous abortion; transmittable to human beings • Syn: ↑brucellosis, ↑Bang s disease • Hypernyms: ↑zoonosis, ↑zoonotic disease * * * noun 1. : bruce …

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  • 3 contagious abortion — noun Date: 1910 a contagious or infectious disease (as a brucellosis) of domestic animals characterized by abortion …

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  • 4 contagious abortion — Vet. Pathol. 1. brucellosis of domestic cattle, an infectious disease characterized by spontaneous abortion and caused by the bacterium Brucella abortus; Bang s disease. 2. any of several diseases causing spontaneous abortion of domestic animals …

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  • 5 contagious abortion — noun a type of brucellosis which causes spontaneous abortion in cattle …

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  • 6 contagious abortion — A disease of cows, generally contracted through the digestive tract from infected food, which causes the premature birth of calves. Gesme v Potter, 118 Or 621, 247 P 765 …

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  • 7 Abortion — In medicine, an abortion is the premature exit of the products of conception (the fetus, fetal membranes, and placenta) from the uterus. It is the loss of a pregnancy and does not refer to why that pregnancy was lost. A spontaneous abortion is… …

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  • 8 contagious — adj. 1 a (of a person) likely to transmit disease by contact. b (of a disease) transmitted in this way. 2 (of emotions, reactions, etc.) likely to affect others (contagious enthusiasm). Phrases and idioms: contagious abortion brucellosis of… …

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  • 9 abortion — noun Date: 1547 1. the termination of a pregnancy after, accompanied by, resulting in, or closely followed by the death of the embryo or fetus: as a. spontaneous expulsion of a human fetus during the first 12 weeks of gestation compare… …

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  • 10 Abortion — Induced abortion Classification and external resources ICD 10 O04 …

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  • 11 infectious abortion — n CONTAGIOUS ABORTION * * * 1. abortion in cattle caused by Brucella abortus, Campylobacter species, or a variety of other bacteria and viruses. Called also Bang disease. See also enzootic a. of cattle. 2. abortion in horses caused by Salmonella… …

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  • 12 epizootic abortion — n CONTAGIOUS ABORTION …

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  • 13 epizootic abortion — noun : contagious abortion …

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  • 14 infectious abortion — noun : contagious abortion …

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  • 15 Physical Effects of Abortion —     The Physical Effects of Abortion     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Physical Effects of Abortion     Definition. The expulsion of the human ovum occurring during the first three months of pregnancy, and occurring from any cause whatsoever, is… …

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  • 16 contagiousabortion — contagious abortion n. Brucellosis, especially in cattle. * * * …

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  • 17 Selected infectious and parasitic diseases of animals — ▪ Table Selected infectious and parasitic diseases of animals animal(s) affected name(s) of disease nature of disease Diseases of bacterial origin most mammals, chickens necrobacillosis, calf diptheria, bovine foot rot, necrotic hepatitis,… …

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  • 18 Brucellosis — Classification and external resources ICD 10 A23 ICD …

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  • 19 Bang's disease — noun an infectious disease of domestic animals often resulting in spontaneous abortion; transmittable to human beings • Syn: ↑brucellosis, ↑contagious abortion • Hypernyms: ↑zoonosis, ↑zoonotic disease * * * noun also …

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  • 20 Bang's disease — baŋz n BRUCELLOSIS specif contagious abortion of cattle caused by a bacterium of the genus Brucella (B. abortus) called also Bang s Bang Bernhard Lauritz Frederik (1848 1932) Danish veterinarian. In 1897 Bang discovered that a bacterium (Brucella …

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