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pseudocowpox

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noun pseu·do·cow·pox \ -ˈkau̇-ˌpäks \

medical Definition of pseudocowpox

:a common infection of the teats and udders of cows that is marked by the formation of often painful lesions and scabs and is caused by a double-stranded DNA virus (species Pseudocowpox virus of the genus Parapoxvirus) called also false cowpox; see milker's nodules

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