Medical Definition of rinderpest
: an acute infectious usually fatal disease of ruminant animals (as cattle) that is caused by a paramyxovirus of the genus Morbillivirus (species Rinderpest virus) and is marked by fever, diarrhea, and inflammation of mucous membranes—called also cattle plague
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