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fowl cholera

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noun Veterinary Pathology.
a specific, acute, diarrheal disease of fowls, especially chickens, caused by a bacterium, Pasteurella multocida.
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Origin of fowl cholera

First recorded in 1880–85

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fowl cholera

noun
vet science a contagious disease of poultry and other fowl, usually resulting in sudden death; caused by the organism Pasteurella multocida
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