summer mastitis

noun

: bovine mastitis that occurs sporadically especially in cattle on summer pasture and is caused by a pus-forming bacteria (such as Arcanobacterium pyogenes synonym Actinomyces pyogenes, Streptococcus dysgalactiae, or Fusobacterium necrophorum)

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“Summer mastitis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/summer%20mastitis. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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