clo·​a·​ci·​tis ˌklō-ə-ˈsīt-əs How to pronounce cloacitis (audio)
: a chronic inflammatory process of the cloaca of the domestic chicken that is of undetermined cause but is apparently transmitted by copulation

called also vent gleet

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“Cloacitis.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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