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Chabertia

noun Cha·ber·tia \ shə-ˈbert-ē-ə , -ˈbərt- \

medical Definition of Chabertia

:a genus of nematode worms of the family Strongylidae including one (C. ovina) that infests the colon especially of sheep and causes a bloody diarrhea

Biographical Note for chabertia

  • Chabert play \shȧ-ber\, Philibert (1737–1814), French veterinarian. Chabert is remembered for his classic descriptions of glanders in 1779 and anthrax in 1780.

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