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hemorrhagic septicemia

noun

medical Definition of hemorrhagic septicemia

:any of several pasteurelloses of domestic animals (as swine plague, shipping fever of cattle and lambs, and fowl cholera) that are caused by a bacterium of the genus Pasteurella (P. multocida) and are typically marked by internal hemorrhages, fever, mucopurulent discharges, and often pneumonia and diarrhea

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