Meaning of ecthyma

ec•thy•ma

Pronunciation: (ek'thu-mu, ek-thī'-), [key]
— n. Vet. Pathol.
  1. a contagious viral disease of sheep and goats and occasionally of humans, marked by vesicular and pustular lesions on the lips. Also called
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