Definitions

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  • n. a disease of cattle and sheep that is attributed to toxins absorbed from the intestines

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Examples

  • This includes blackleg caused by clostridium chauvoei; malignant edema caused by clostridium septicum; black disease caused by clostridium novyi; gas gangrene caused by clostridium sordellii; enterotoxemia and enteritis caused by clostridium perfringens types B, C and D; and histophilus (haemophilus) somnus.

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