Stuttgart disease

noun

Stutt·​gart disease ˈstu̇t-ˌgärt-, ˈshtu̇t- How to pronounce Stuttgart disease (audio)
: canine leptospirosis
especially : a severe highly contagious form of canicola fever marked by predominantly renal infection with nephritis and uremia, intense calf diphtheria, and bloody vomit and diarrhea and commonly leading to collapse and death

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“Stuttgart disease.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Stuttgart%20disease. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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