Pronunciation: (ak-tin"ō-bas"u-lō'sis, ak"tu-nō-), [key]
—n. Vet. Pathol.
an infectious disease of cattle, domestic animals, and occasionally humans, resembling actinomycosis and caused by the bacterium Actinobacillus lignieresii. Also called wooden tongue.
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