[ hawrs-poks ]
/ ˈhɔrsˌpɒks /
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noun Veterinary Pathology.
a disease in horses caused by a virus and characterized by eruptions in the mouth and on the skin.
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Example sentences from the Web for horsepox
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