malignant catarrh

noun
variants: less commonly

malignant catarrhal fever

Definition of malignant catarrh

  1. 1 :  a catarrhal fever of cattle apparently caused by a filterable virus and marked by acute edematous inflammation of the respiratory and digestive systems and sometimes of the sinuses of the head and eyes and genitourinary organs

  2. 2 :  hepatic coccidiosis of the rabbit

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