Contagious-ecthyma



noun, Veterinary Pathology.
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[ek-thuh-muh, ek-thahy-] /ˈɛk θə mə, ɛkˈθaɪ-/
noun, Veterinary Pathology.
1.
a contagious viral disease of sheep and goats and occasionally of humans, marked by vesicular and pustular lesions on the lips.
noun
1.
the technical name for orf
/ˈɛkθɪmə/
noun
1.
(pathol) a local inflammation of the skin characterized by flat ulcerating pustules

ecthyma ec·thy·ma (ěk-thī’mə)
n.
A pyogenic infection of the skin due to staphylococci or streptococci and characterized by adherent crusts beneath which ulceration occurs.

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