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bovine viral diarrhea

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bovine virus diarrhea

Medical Definition of bovine viral diarrhea

  1. :  an infectious disease of cattle that may range from a subclinical or mild infection to a severe illness marked chiefly by fever, diarrhea, anorexia, and ulceration especially of the mouth Bovine viral diarrhea is caused by two flaviviruses of the genus Pestivirus (species Bovine viral diarrhea virus 1 and species Bovine viral diarrhea virus 2) —see mucosal disease

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