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swine•pox



Pronunciation: (swīn'poks"), [key]
n.
1. a variety of chicken pox.
2. Vet. Pathol.a mild pox disease of swine, caused by a virus related to that of cowpox, characterized by the appearance of pustules in the skin, esp. of the abdomen.

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