European foulbrood

noun

Definition of European foulbrood

: a foulbrood that is caused by a bacterium (Melissococcus plutonius) and that differs from American foulbrood chiefly in the absence of ropiness of affected larvae

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“European foulbrood.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/European%20foulbrood. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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