from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various diseases contracted by cattle or other animals during shipping or similarly stressful events, especially one caused by bacteria of the genus Pasteurella, characterized by fever and coughing.
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- n. A severe inflammation of the lungs of cattle, caused by a bacterium of the genus Pasteurella, sometimes seen following the stress of transport to market under poor conditions.
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- n. a deadly form of septicemia in cattle and sheep; involves high fever and pneumonia; contracted under conditions of exposure or exhaustion (as often happens when the animals are shipped to market)
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