Definition of Cattle plague
1. Noun. An acute infectious viral disease of cattle (usually fatal); characterized by fever and diarrhea and inflammation of mucous membranes.
Medical Definition of Cattle plague
1. A viral disease of cloven-hoofed animals caused by morbillivirus. It may be acute, subacute, or chronic with the major lesions characterised by inflammation and ulceration of the entire digestive tract. (12 Dec 1998)
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Literary usage of Cattle plague
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1. The Philippine Journal of Science by Philippines Bureau of Science (1908)
"The following brief review of the literature will make this conclusion clear : Hemmer, in the year 1895 ' reported that the contagium of cattle plague does ..."
2. The Works of Charles Sumner by Charles Sumner (1876)
"POWER OF CONGRESS TO COUNTERACT THE CATTLE-PLAGUE. REMARKS IN THE SENATE, ON A RESOLUTION TO PRINT A ... The first told that the cattle-plague is coming. ..."
3. Annual Report by Ohio State Board of Agriculture (1860)
"THE cattle plague IN NEW ENGLAND. Whereas, a virulent and contagious disease having developed itself among the neat cattle in portions of the New England ..."
4. The History of Twenty-five Years by Spencer Walpole (1904)
"... disease—the cattle plague, as it was popularly called—was identical with the rinderpest, or steppe murrain, which had long been known on the Continent. ..."
5. Methods of Practical Hygiene by Karl Bernhard Lehmann (1893)
"Analogous to but distinct from small-pox. In severe cases it is frequently complicated with septic processes. 4. Cattle-plague.—Derived from Central Asia, ..."