swine influenza n.
A highly contagious form of human influenza caused by a filterable virus identical or related to a virus formerly isolated from infected swine. Also called swine flu.
noun, Veterinary Pathology. 1. hemorrhagic septicemia of hogs, caused by the bacterium Pasteurella suiseptica, characterized by an accompanying infection of pneumonia.
noun 1. a variety of chicken pox. 2. Veterinary Pathology. a mild pox disease of swine, caused by a virus related to that of cowpox, characterized by the appearance of pustules in the skin, especially of the abdomen. noun 1. Also called variola porcina (pɔːˈsɑɪnə). an acute infectious viral disease of pigs characterized by skin […]
- Swine vesicular disease
noun 1. a viral disease of swine characterized by vesicular lesions on the feet, legs, snout, and tongue
noun 1. (especially in political affairs) a return or reversion, as to previous opinion, custom, or ideology: We must fight any swingback to isolationism.