blue comb

noun
\ -ˈkōm How to pronounce blue comb (audio) \
variants: also blue comb disease

Medical Definition of blue comb

: an acute infectious disease of domestic turkeys that is caused by a coronavirus (species Avian coronavirus of the genus Gammacoronavirus) and is characterized by lack of appetite, weight loss, and wet droppings

called also mud fever

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“Blue comb.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/blue%20comb. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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