avian cholera

noun

: fowl cholera
Avian cholera, caused by the bacterium Pasteurella multocida, is the most prevalent infectious disease among wild North American waterfowl.Sana Khalid, The New York Times

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“Avian cholera.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/avian%20cholera. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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