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bird flu

noun

Definition of BIRD FLU

:  avian influenza; specifically :  severe often fatal influenza A caused by strains of a subtype (H5N1) of the causative orthomyxovirus that have produced epidemics in domestic birds especially in Asia with sporadic associated human infections
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First Known Use of BIRD FLU

1995
Medical Dictionary

bird flu

noun \ˈbərd-\

Medical Definition of BIRD FLU

:  avian influenza; specifically :  severe often fatal influenza A caused by strains of a subtype (H5N1) of the causative orthomyxovirus that have produced epidemics in domestic birds especially in Asia with sporadic associated human infections

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