noun, Veterinary Pathology.
any catarrhal inflammation of the eyes and nasal passages of poultry.
hoarseness or huskiness.
noun, verb (used with object), Scot. and North England.
auction (defs 1, 3).
(vet science) any of various chronic respiratory diseases of birds, esp poultry
to sell by auction
adjective 1. affected with the disease roup. adjective, roupier, roupiest. 1. hoarse or husky.
noun 1. Constance, 1885–1941, U.S. historian and literary critic.
noun 1. (Francis) Peyton, 1879–1970, U.S. pathologist: Nobel Prize in medicine 1966. Rous (rous), Francis Peyton. 1879-1970. American pathologist. He shared a 1966 Nobel Prize for his discovery of tumor-producing viruses.
- Rous-associated virus
Rous-associated virus n. Abbr. RAV A helper virus that mixes phenotypically with a defective noninfectious strain of Rous sarcoma virus.
verb (used with object), roused, rousing. 1. to bring out of a state of sleep, unconsciousness, inactivity, fancied security, apathy, depression, etc.: He was roused to action by courageous words. 2. to stir or incite to strong indignation or anger. 3. to cause (game) to start from a covert or lair. 4. Nautical. to pull […]