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Venezuelan equine encephalitis

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noun Ven·e·zu·e·lan equine encephalitis \ˌven-əz(-ə)-ˈwā-lən-\
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Venezuelan equine encephalomyelitis

Medical Definition of Venezuelan equine encephalitis

  1. :  equine encephalitis c Venezuelan equine encephalitis, a deadly disease in South and Central America that affects people and livestock and is transmitted by mosquitoes.—Sabine Vollmer, The News & Observer (Raleigh, North Carolina), 9 Nov. 2005


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