surra

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sur·ra

noun \ˈsr-ə\

Definition of SURRA

:  a serious tropical or subtropical disease of domestic animals that is caused by a trypanosome (Trypanosoma evansi), is transmitted by biting flies, and is marked especially by fever, anemia, edema, emaciation, and petechiae

Origin of SURRA

Marathi sūra wheezing sound
First Known Use: 1883

sur·ra

noun \ˈsr-ə\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SURRA

: a severe tropical or subtropical disease of domestic animals that is caused by a protozoan of the genus Trypanosoma (T. evansi), is transmitted by biting flies, and is marked especially by fever, anemia, edema, emaciation, and petechiae

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