noun, Veterinary Pathology.
a rapidly spreading virus-induced disease of birds and domestic fowl, as chickens, marked by respiratory difficulty, reduced egg production and, in chicks, paralysis.
an acute viral disease of birds, esp poultry, characterized by pneumonia and inflammation of the central nervous system


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