fowl cholera

noun
\ ˈfau̇l- How to pronounce fowl cholera (audio) \

Medical Definition of fowl cholera

: an acute contagious septicemic disease of birds that is marked by fever, weakness, diarrhea, and petechial hemorrhages in the mucous membranes, is caused by a bacterium of the genus Pasteurella (P. multocida synonym P. avicida), and is highly destructive to all types of domestic poultry and most wild birds

called also avian cholera, chicken cholera

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“Fowl cholera.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/fowl%20cholera. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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