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swine plague

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noun Veterinary Pathology.
  1. hemorrhagic septicemia of hogs, caused by the bacterium Pasteurella suiseptica, characterized by an accompanying infection of pneumonia.
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Origin of swine plague

First recorded in 1890–95
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