blue comb

noun
\ -ˈkōm \
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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