pyobacillosis

noun pyo·bacillosis \ ¦pī(ˌ) ō+ \

Definition of pyobacillosis

:infection with or disease caused in sheep, swine, or rarely cattle by a bacterium (Corynebacterium pyogenes) that is usually marked by abscess formation but in sheep commonly takes the form of chronic purulent pneumonia accompanied by extensive fibrosis, pleurisy, and joint lesions

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Origin and Etymology of pyobacillosis

New Latin, from py- + bacillosis


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