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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History and Etymology for pyobacillosis

New Latin, from py- + bacillosis

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