pseudocowpox

noun
pseu·​do·​cow·​pox | \ -ˈkau̇-ˌpäks How to pronounce pseudocowpox (audio) \

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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“Pseudocowpox.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pseudocowpox. Accessed 15 Jun. 2021.

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