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


Veterinary Pathology. a highly infectious viral disease of rabbits, artificially introduced into Great Britain and Australia to reduce the rabbit population.
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)


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