American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. An acute, highly contagious degenerative viral disease of cattle and other cloven-hoofed animals, characterized by fever and the eruption of vesicles around the mouth and hooves. It is usually not fatal. Also called hoof-and-mouth disease.
- n. pathology A highly contagious and sometimes fatal viral disease that can affect animals with cloven hooves.
- n. acute contagious disease of cloven-footed animals marked by ulcers in the mouth and around the hoofs
“They say the breed has never recovered from a disastrous epidemic of foot-and-mouth disease in Spain in 1774, and it is something of a miracle that any Alberes at all exist today.”
“For his American audience, he explained, “We call it foot-and-mouth disease here.””
“Unlike foot-and-mouth disease which the French call la fièvre aphteuse after its virus and the Germans call Maul- und Klauenseuche, “jaws, muzzle or snout and claw, paw or hoof “, BSE can be transmitted to humans, in rare cases.”
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