vesicular exanthema

noun

Medical Definition of vesicular exanthema

: an acute virus disease primarily of swine that is caused by a single-stranded RNA virus of the family Caliciviridae (species Vesicular exanthema of swine virus of the genus Vesivirus), that closely resembles foot-and-mouth disease, and that occurred in the United States in an epidemic of the 1950s

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“Vesicular exanthema.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/vesicular%20exanthema. Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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