murrina

noun

mur·​ri·​na mə-ˈrī-nə How to pronounce murrina (audio)
: a disease of Central American horses and mules attributed to a protozoan blood parasite of the genus Trypanosoma (T. hippicum), characterized by emaciation, anemia, edema, conjunctivitis, fever, and paralysis of the hind legs, and often considered identical to surra

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“Murrina.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/murrina. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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