gill disease

noun

: a destructive disease of trout and other fishes (as in hatcheries) marked by swollen eroded gills and usually anemia and severe general debility and considered due to an unidentified bacterium or to a dietary deficiency

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“Gill disease.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/gill%20disease. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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