[ nek-roh-bas-uh-loh-sis ]
/ ˌnɛk roʊˌbæs əˈloʊ sɪs /
noun Veterinary Pathology.
any disease of cattle, horses, sheep, and swine marked by necrotic areas in which a bacillus, Fusobacterium necrophorum, is found.
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Origin of necrobacillosis
1905–10; necro- + bacillosis
OTHER WORDS FROM necrobacillosisnec·ro·bac·il·lar·y [nek-roh-bas-uh-ler-ee] /ˌnɛk roʊˈbæs əˌlɛr i/, adjective
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