Myxomatosis



[mik-suh-muh-toh-sis] /ˌmɪk sə məˈtoʊ sɪs/

noun
1.
Pathology.

2.
Veterinary Pathology. a highly infectious viral disease of rabbits, artificially introduced into Great Britain and Australia to reduce the rabbit population.
/ˌmɪksəməˈtəʊsɪs/
noun
1.
an infectious and usually fatal viral disease of rabbits characterized by swelling of the mucous membranes and formation of skin tumours; transmitted by flea bites

myxomatosis myx·o·ma·to·sis (mĭk-sō’mə-tō’sĭs)
n.

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