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surra

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noun sur·ra \ˈsu̇r-ə\

Definition of surra

  1. :  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


Medical Dictionary

surra

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noun sur·ra \ˈsu̇r-ə\

Medical Definition of surra

  1. :  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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