- an infectious disease of cattle caused by a bacterium, Brucella abortus, that infects the genital organs and frequently causes spontaneous abortions.
Origin of Bang's disease
1930–35; named after B.L.F. Bang (1848–1932), Danish biologist
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.