necrobacillosis

[nek-roh-bas-uh-loh-sis]

noun Veterinary Pathology.

any disease of cattle, horses, sheep, and swine marked by necrotic areas in which a bacillus, Fusobacterium necrophorum, is found.

Nearby words

  1. necktie,
  2. necktie party,
  3. neckwear,
  4. necrectomy,
  5. necro-,
  6. necrobiosis,
  7. necrobiosis lipoidica,
  8. necrobiotic xanthogranuloma,
  9. necrocytosis,
  10. necrogenic

Origin of necrobacillosis

1905–10; necro- + bacillosis

Related formsnec·ro·bac·il·lar·y [nek-roh-bas-uh-ler-ee] /ˌnɛk roʊˈbæs əˌlɛr i/, adjective

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