swine fever


swine fever


Definition of SWINE FEVER

:  an acute highly contagious usually fatal disease of swine that is caused by a double-stranded DNA virus (species African swine fever virus of the genus Asfivirus, family Asfarviridae), that resembles but is more severe than hog cholera, and that is indigenous to Africa —called also African swine fever

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swine fever

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SWINE FEVER


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