foot-and-mouth disease virus

a species of the genus Aphthovirus that causes foot-and-mouth disease.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • foot-and-mouth disease — /foot n mowth /, Vet. Pathol. an acute, contagious, febrile disease of cattle, hogs, sheep, and other hoofed animals, caused by any of various rhinoviruses and characterized by vesicular eruptions in the mouth and about the hoofs, teats, and… …   Universalium

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  • hand, foot, and mouth disease — a self limiting disease, mainly affecting young children, caused by Coxsackie virus A16. A feeling of mild illness is accompanied by mouth ulcers and blisters on the hands and feet …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Disease, foot-and-mouth — A highly infectious virus that can infect people but affects them most by infecting livestock cattle, pigs, sheep and goats. The virus is in the same family of viruses as those causing the common cold. The virus is spread by many routes by… …   Medical dictionary

  • 2007 United Kingdom foot-and-mouth outbreak — location map|United Kingdom label= position=center width=200 lat= 51.424825 long= 0.545774 caption= DEFRA Protection Order centre point. float=An outbreak of foot and mouth disease in the United Kingdom was confirmed by the Department for… …   Wikipedia

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