hoof-and-mouth disease

acute contagious disease of cloven-footed animals marked by ulcers in the mouth and around the hoofs
Hypernyms: ↑animal disease

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noun [noncount]

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ˌhoof-and-ˈmouth disease 7 [hoof-and-mouth disease] noun uncountable (NAmE)

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  • hoof-and-mouth disease — [ho͞of΄ən mouth′, hoof΄ən mouth′] n. var. of FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE …   English World dictionary

  • hoof-and-mouth disease — n FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE * * * foot and mouth disease in domestic animals …   Medical dictionary

  • hoof-and-mouth disease — noun uncount AMERICAN FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • hoof-and-mouth disease — hoof′ and mouth′ disease n. vet foot and mouth disease • Etymology: 1880–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • hoof-and-mouth disease — /hoof euhn mowth , hoohf /. See foot and mouth disease. [1880 85, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • hoof-and-mouth disease — Synonyms and related words: Texas fever, anthrax, aphthous fever, bighead, black quarter, blackleg, blackwater, blind staggers, bloody flux, broken wind, cattle plague, charbon, distemper, foot and mouth disease, gapes, glanders, heaves, hog… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • hoof-and-mouth disease — noun Date: 1884 foot and mouth disease …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hoof-and-mouth — adj. Hoof and mouth is used with these nouns: ↑disease …   Collocations dictionary

  • Foot-and-mouth disease — Infobox Disease Name = Foot and mouth disease Caption = DiseasesDB = 31707 ICD10 = ICD10|B|08|8|b|00 ICD9 = ICD9|078.4 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = D005536 Taxobox color = violet name = Foot and mouth… …   Wikipedia

  • foot-and-mouth disease — /foot n mowth /, Vet. Pathol. an acute, contagious, febrile disease of cattle, hogs, sheep, and other hoofed animals, caused by any of various rhinoviruses and characterized by vesicular eruptions in the mouth and about the hoofs, teats, and… …   Universalium

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