Medical Dictionary

Glasser's disease

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noun Glas·ser's disease \ˈglas-ərz-, ˈgles-\

Medical Definition of Glasser's disease

  1. :  swine influenza marked by arthritis

Biographical Note for glasser's disease

Glässer

\ˈgles-ər\play ,

Karl

(flourished 1906), German veterinarian. Glässer first described an arthritic form of influenza in pigs in 1906. At the time it was a common disease in Europe. It has since become known as Glasser's disease.


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