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noun sur·ra \ˈsu̇r-ə\

Definition of surra

  1. :  a serious tropical or subtropical disease of domestic animals that is caused by a trypanosome (Trypanosoma evansi), is transmitted by biting flies, and is marked especially by fever, anemia, edema, emaciation, and petechiae

Origin and Etymology of surra

Marathi sūra wheezing sound


First Known Use: 1883


Medical Dictionary

surra

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noun sur·ra \ˈsu̇r-ə\

Medical Definition of surra

  1. :  a severe tropical or subtropical disease of domestic animals that is caused by a protozoan of the genus Trypanosoma (T. evansi), is transmitted by biting flies, and is marked especially by fever, anemia, edema, emaciation, and petechiae


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