equine encephalitis

[ ee-kwahyn en-sef-uh-lahy-tis, ek-wahyn ]

nounPathology, Veterinary Pathology.
  1. a group of viral diseases that afflict horses, mules, and, in rare cases, humans and other animals, marked by inflammation of the brain and spinal cord.

Origin of equine encephalitis

First recorded in 1930–35

Words Nearby equine encephalitis

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