cloacitis

noun
clo·​a·​ci·​tis | \ ˌklō-ə-ˈsīt-əs How to pronounce cloacitis (audio) \

Medical Definition of cloacitis

: 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.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cloacitis. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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