[mee-zuh ld] /ˈmi zəld/
(of swine or other livestock) affected with measles.
(of cattle, sheep, or pigs) infested with tapeworm larvae; measly
[mee-zuh lz] /ˈmi zəlz/ noun 1. (used with a singular or plural verb) Pathology. 2. Veterinary Pathology. a disease in swine and other animals caused by the larvae of certain tapeworms of the genus Taenia. 3. (used with a plural verb) the larvae that cause measles in swine and other animals, and that upon maturation […]
- Measles immune globulin
measles immune globulin n. A sterile solution of globulins prepared from human immune serum globulin that contains the concentration and type of antibodies needed to protect a person from measles without causing the disease.
- Measles virus
measles virus n. An RNA virus of the genus Morbillivirus that causes measles in humans. Also called rubeola virus.
- Measles virus vaccine
measles virus vaccine n. A vaccine containing live attenuated strains of measles virus prepared in chick embryo cell cultures and used to immunize against measles.