Definition of Texas fever

1. Noun. An infectious disease of cattle transmitted by the cattle tick.

Generic synonyms: Animal Disease

Definition of Texas fever

1. Noun. (pathology) a tick-borne disease of cattle ¹

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Medical Definition of Texas fever

1. An infectious disease of cattle caused by Babesia species and transmitted by ticks. Synonym: bovine haemoglobinuria, redwater fever, Texas fever, tick fever. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Texas Fever

Texas 42
Texas Independence Day
Texas Ranger
Texas armadillo
Texas blind snake
Texas bluebonnet
Texas cattle fever
Texas chachalaca
Texas fever (current term)
Texas heart shot
Texas hold 'em
Texas horned lizard
Texas leaguer
Texas leaguers
Texas longhorn
Texas mickey
Texas millet
Texas purple spike
Texas ratio
Texas snakeroot
Texas snowbell
Texas snowbells
Texas star

Literary usage of Texas fever

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1. Code of Federal Regulations, Containing a Codification of Documents of by Federal Register Division, United States Federal Register Division, United States (1907)
"Out of 965 inspections during the year no positive cases and but 3 suspicious cases were found. ERADICATION OF THE TEXAS-FEVER TICK. Under the provisions of ..."

2. Report of the Secretary of Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1893)
"On the whole it is safe to maintain that if Texas fever is transmitted ... The tick as the carrier of the Texas fever micro-parasite might perhaps be ..."

3. Annual Report by New York Zoological Society, Tennyson Society (1906)
"From Major Gordon W. Lillie ("Pawnee Bill") I learned more of Texas fever affecting buffalo than from any other person. Major Lillie says that in 1895 he ..."

4. Public Health Papers and Reports by American Public Health Association (1890)
"Sick cattle do not communicate Texas fever, but the contagion is carried by healthy ... Cattle native to the Texas fever belt seldom contract the disease, ..."

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