swine dysentery

swine dysentery n an acute infectious hemorrhagic dysentery of swine

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a contagious form of enteritis in young swine, caused by Brachyspira hyodysenteriae and marked by grayish feces. Called also bloody scours.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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