Bang's disease

Bang's disease 'baŋz- n BRUCELLOSIS specif contagious abortion of cattle caused by a bacterium of the genus Brucella (B. abortus) called also Bang's
Bang Bernhard Lauritz Frederik (1848-1932)
Danish veterinarian. In 1897 Bang discovered that a bacterium (Brucella abortus) caused contagious abortion in cattle and one form of undulant fever in human beings. He also made important contributions to the control of bovine tuberculosis and to the research on smallpox vaccination and bacillary disease in animals.

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  • Bang's disease — Bang s′ disease [[t]bæŋz[/t]] n. vet an infectious disease of cattle caused by a bacterium, Brucella abortus, frequently resulting in spontaneous abortions • Etymology: 1930–35; after B.L.F. Bang (1848–1932), Danish biologist …   From formal English to slang

  • Bang's disease — [baŋz] n. [after B. L. F. Bang (1848 1932), Dan veterinarian] a type of infectious brucellosis affecting cattle, caused by a bacterium (Brucella abortus) and often resulting in abortion …   English World dictionary

  • Bang's disease — noun an infectious disease of domestic animals often resulting in spontaneous abortion; transmittable to human beings • Syn: ↑brucellosis, ↑contagious abortion • Hypernyms: ↑zoonosis, ↑zoonotic disease * * * noun also …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bang's disease — /bangz/, Vet. Pathol. an infectious disease of cattle caused by a bacterium, Brucella abortus, that infects the genital organs and frequently causes spontaneous abortions. [1930 35; named after B.L.F. Bang (1848 1932), Danish biologist] * * * …   Universalium

  • Bang's disease — noun Etymology: Bernhard L. F. Bang died 1932 Danish veterinarian Date: circa 1929 brucellosis; specifically contagious abortion of cattle caused by a brucella (Brucella abortus) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Bang's disease — /ˈbæŋz dəziz/ (say bangz duhzeez) noun Veterinary Science → brucellosis. {named after BLF Bang, 1848–1932, Danish biologist} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Bang bacillus disease test — (bahng) [Bernhard Laurits Frederik Bang, Danish physician, 1848–1932] see Brucella abortus, and under disease and test …   Medical dictionary

  • Bang — is commonly used as an onomatopoeia for a sound, mostly that of an explosion.Bang or bangs may refer to: *Fringe (hair), hair that is combed forward and cut short on the forehead, known as bangs in North America *!BANG!, a professional wrestling… …   Wikipedia

  • Bang'sdisease — Bang s disease (băngz) n. See brucellosis.   [After Bernhard Laurits FrederikBang (1848 1932), Danish veterinarian.] * * * …   Universalium

  • bang's — noun see bang s disease …   Useful english dictionary

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