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New'castle disease"



Vet. Pathol.
a rapidly spreading virus-induced disease of birds and domestic fowl, as chickens, marked by respiratory difficulty, reduced egg production and, in chicks, paralysis. Also called avian pneumoencephalitis.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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