feline panleukopenia

noun

Examples of feline panleukopenia in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web After unprecedented intake numbers in the shelter, cases of a virus called feline panleukopenia have skyrocketed amongst cats in the shelter since July. Alex Groth, Journal Sentinel, 1 Sep. 2023 Feline parvovirus causes an illness called feline panleukopenia, which likely contributed to the deaths of P-100 and P-102, the park service said. Los Angeles Times, 13 Apr. 2022 Last week, the shelter took in 133 cats from a single-dwelling hoarding case, and on Tuesday the cats tested positive for feline panleukopenia, which is a highly contagious virus that mostly affects unvaccinated kittens. Mckenna Oxenden, baltimoresun.com, 13 Oct. 2021 According to Wildlife Rescue & Rehabilitation, the 3-month-old kittens suffered from feline panleukopenia — the feline version of the parvo virus. Vincent T. Davis, San Antonio Express-News, 31 May 2018 According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, feline panleukopenia (FP) is a highly contagious virus that attacks cells that rapidly divide like those found in bone marrow, intestines and developing unborn kittens. Jason Daley, Smithsonian, 10 Feb. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1943, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of feline panleukopenia was circa 1943

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Medical Definition

feline panleukopenia

noun
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