- an infectious disease of cattle, domestic animals, and occasionally humans, resembling actinomycosis and caused by the bacterium Actinobacillus lignieresii.
Origin of actinobacillosis
Also called wooden tongue.
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- vet science a disease of cattle and sheep, caused by infection with an Actinobacillus lignieresii and characterized by soft tissue lesions, esp of the tongueAlso called: wooden tongue, woody tongue, cruels
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