orf

/ (ɔːf) /

noun

vet science an infectious disease of sheep and sometimes goats and cattle, characterized by scabby pustular lesions on the muzzle and lips; caused by a paramyxovirusTechnical name: contagious pustular dermatitis Also called: (Austral) scabby mouth

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