feline infectious peritonitis

noun

Medical Definition of feline infectious peritonitis

: a usually fatal infectious disease of cats that is caused by a coronavirus (species Alphacoronavirus 1 of the genus Alphacoronavirus) and is characterized especially by fever, weight and appetite loss, and ascites with a thick yellow fluid abbreviation FIP

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“Feline infectious peritonitis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/feline%20infectious%20peritonitis. Accessed 24 Sep. 2022.

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