canine leptospirosis


noun Veterinary Pathology.

an often fatal intestinal disease in dogs, caused by any of several spirochetes of the genus Leptospira.

Nearby words

  1. canid,
  2. canidae,
  3. canikin,
  4. canine,
  5. canine distemper,
  6. canine parvovirus,
  7. canine spasm,
  8. canine tooth,
  9. canines,
  10. caning


Also called canine typhus, Stuttgart disease, Stuttgart's disease.

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