Medical Dictionary

mousepox

play
noun mouse·pox \ˈmau̇s-ˌpäks\

Medical Definition of mousepox

  1. :  a highly contagious disease of mice that is caused by a poxvirus of the genus Orthopoxvirus (species Ectromelia virus)—called also ectromelia


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up mousepox? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a trip made at another's expense

Get Word of the Day daily email!