Synonyms of 'disease: Animal diseases'
actinomycosis or (nontechnical) lumpy jawa fungal disease of cattle and of cats and dogs, sometimes transmitted to humans esp by bites, characterized by a swelling of the affected part, most often the jaw or lungs anburyanthraxa highly infectious and often fatal disease of herbivores, esp cattle and sheep, characterized by fever, enlarged spleen, and swelling of the throat. Carnivores are relatively resistant. It is caused by the spore-forming bacterium Bacillus anthracis and can be transmitted to man blacklegan acute infectious disease of cattle, sheep, and pigs, characterized by gas-filled swellings, esp on the legs, caused by Clostridium bacteria botsa digestive disease of horses and some other animals caused by the presence of botfly larvae in the stomach braxyan acute and usually fatal bacterial disease of sheep characterized by high fever, coma, and inflammation of the fourth stomach, caused by infection with Clostridium septicum brucellosis or undulant feveran infectious disease of cattle, goats, dogs, and pigs, caused by bacteria of the genus Brucella and transmittable to humans (e.g. by drinking contaminated milk): symptoms include fever, chills, and severe headache BSE (bovine spongiform encephalopathy) or (informal) mad cow diseasea progressive, degenerative brain disease of adult cows, thought to be caused by an infectious agent in their food bull nosea disease of pigs resulting in deformity of the nose, caused by infection with the bacterium Bordatella bronchiseptica bush sickness (New Zealand)an animal disease caused by a cobalt deficiency in old bush country cankera disease of horses in which the horn of the hoofs becomes soft and spongy cowpoxa contagious viral disease of cows characterized by vesicles on the skin, esp on the teats and udder. Inoculation of humans with this virus provides temporary immunity to smallpox. It can be transmitted to other species, esp cats distemperany of various infectious diseases of animals, esp canine distemper, a highly contagious viral disease of dogs, characterized initially by high fever and a discharge from the nose and eyes dourinean infectious venereal disease of horses characterized by swollen glands, inflamed genitals, and paralysis of the hindquarters, caused by the protozoan Trypanosoma equiperdum contracted during copulation foot-and-mouth disease or hoof-and-mouth diseasean acute highly infectious viral disease of cattle, pigs, sheep, and goats, characterized by the formation of vesicular eruptions in the mouth and on the feet, esp around the hoofs fowl pestan acute and usually fatal viral disease of domestic fowl, characterized by refusal to eat, high temperature, and discoloration of the comb and wattles furunculosisan infectious ulcerative disease of salmon and trout caused by the bacterium Aeromonas salmonicida gallsickness or anaplasmosisa disease of cattle and sheep, caused by infection with rickettsiae of the genus Anaplasma, resulting in anaemia and jaundice gapesa disease of young domestic fowl, characterized by gaping or gasping for breath and caused by gapeworms gida disease of sheep characterized by an unsteady gait and staggering, caused by infestation of the brain with tapeworms (Taenia caenuris) glandersa highly infectious bacterial disease of horses, sometimes transmitted to man, caused by Actinobacillus mallei and characterized by inflammation and ulceration of the mucous membranes of the air passages, skin, and lymph glands grapeshard pad(in dogs) an abnormal increase in the thickness of the foot pads: one of the clinical signs of canine distemper heaves or broken windlaminitis or founderlampas or lampersloco diseasea disease of cattle, sheep, and horses characterized by paralysis and faulty vision, caused by ingestion of locoweed Lyme diseasea disease of domestic animals and humans, caused by the spirochaete Borrelia burghdorferi and transmitted by ticks, and variously affecting the joints, heart, and brain malanders, mallanders, or mallendersa disease of horses characterized by an eczematous inflammation behind the knee Marburg disease or green monkey diseasea severe, sometimes fatal, viral disease of the green monkey, which may be transmitted to humans. Symptoms include fever, vomiting, and internal bleeding milk fevera disease of cows, goats, etc, occurring shortly after parturition, characterized by low blood calcium levels, paralysis, and loss of consciousness moon blindness or mooneyemurrainany plaguelike disease in cattle myxomatosisan infectious and usually fatal viral disease of rabbits characterized by swelling of the mucous membranes and formation of skin tumours; transmitted by flea bites naganaa disease of domesticated animals of central and southern Africa, caused by parasitic protozoa of the genus Trypanosoma transmitted by tsetse flies Newcastle disease or fowl pestan acute viral disease of birds, esp poultry, characterized by pneumonia and inflammation of the central nervous system ornithosisa disease identical to psittacosis that occurs in birds other than parrots and can be transmitted to man pinkeyepipa contagious disease of poultry characterized by the secretion of thick mucus in the mouth and throat pityriasisany of a group of skin diseases characterized by the shedding of dry flakes of skin psittacosisa disease of parrots, caused by the obligate intracellular parasite Chlamydia psittaci, that can be transmitted to man, in whom it produces inflammation of the lungs and pneumonia pullorum disease or bacillary white diarrhoeaan acute serious bacterial disease of very young birds, esp chickens, characterized by a whitish diarrhoea: caused by Salmonella pullorum, transmitted during egg production quarter cracka sand crack on the inside of the forefoot of a horse quittorred waterrinderpestan acute contagious viral disease of cattle, characterized by severe inflammation of the intestinal tract and diarrhoea ringboneroaringrota contagious fungal disease of the feet of sheep characterized by inflammation, swelling, a foul-smelling discharge, and lameness roupany of various chronic respiratory diseases of birds, esp poultry sand crackscaba contagious disease of sheep, a form of mange, caused by a mite (Psoroptes communis) scrapiea disease of sheep and goats: one of a group of diseases (including BSE in cattle) that are caused by a protein prion, and result in spongiform encephalopathy scratchesa disease of horses characterized by dermatitis in the region of the fetlock seedy toesheep measlesa disease of sheep caused by infestation by the cysticerci of a dog tapeworm (Taenia ovis) sitfastspavinstaggers, blind staggers, or megrimsa disease of horses and some other domestic animals characterized by a swaying unsteady gait, caused by infection, toxins, or lesions of the central nervous system strangles or equine distemperan acute bacterial disease of horses caused by infection with Streptococcus equi, characterized by inflammation of the mucous membranes of the respiratory tract, resulting in abscesses and a nasal discharge stringhalt or springhaltsurraa tropical febrile disease of cattle, horses, camels, and dogs, characterized by severe emaciation: caused by the protozoan Trypanosoma evansi and transmitted by fleas swamp fever or equine infectious anaemiaa viral disease of horses characterized by recurring fever, staggering gait, and general debility sweating sicknessan acute infectious febrile disease that was widespread in Europe during the late 15th century, characterized by profuse sweating sweenyswine fever or (U.S.) hog choleraan infectious viral disease of pigs, characterized by fever, refusal to eat, weight loss, and diarrhoea swinepox or variola porcinaan acute infectious viral disease of pigs characterized by skin eruptions swine vesicular diseasea viral disease of swine characterized by vesicular lesions on the feet, legs, snout, and tongue Texas feveran infectious disease of cattle caused by various sporozoans (genus Babesia) that invade the red blood cells and are carried by various ticks (esp. genus Boophilus); babesiosis thoroughpinthrusha fungal disease of the mouth, esp of infants, and the genitals, characterized by the formation of whitish spots and caused by infection with the fungus Candida albicans toe cracka sand crack occurring on the forepart of the hind foot of a horse trembles or milk sicknessa disease of cattle and sheep characterized by muscular incoordination and tremor, caused by ingestion of white snakeroot or rayless goldenrod warblewhistlingwindgall ▷ See disease
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