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- noun veterinary medicine A viral disease afflicting pigs and some non-human
primates, attacking muscletissue and the central nervous system.
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I started with the foot and mouth virus and then, in Kingsley Sanders 'laboratory at Carshalton near London, I was proud to identify for the first time an infectious double-stranded RNA from cells infected with the murine encephalomyocarditis virus, a small single-stranded RNA virus.