- a disease in horses caused by a virus and characterized by eruptions in the mouth and on the skin.
Origin of horsepox
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Cowpox or horsepox may be accidentally transmitted by inoculation.Special Report on Diseases of Cattle
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Horsepox is also frequently mistaken for the exanthemata attending some forms of venereal disease in horses.Special Report on Diseases of the Horse
United States Department of Agriculture