Bang's disease

noun
\ ˈbaŋz- How to pronounce Bang's disease (audio) \

Definition of Bang's disease

: brucellosis specifically : contagious abortion of cattle caused by a brucella (Brucella abortus)

First Known Use of Bang's disease

1920, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Bang's disease

Bernhard L. F. Bang †1932 Danish veterinarian

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“Bang's disease.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bang%27s%20disease. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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Bang's disease

noun
\ ˈbaŋz- How to pronounce Bang's disease (audio) \

Medical Definition of Bang's disease

: brucellosis specifically : contagious abortion of cattle caused by a bacterium of the genus Brucella (B. abortus)

called also Bang's

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