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Meaning of fowl pox

fowl' pox"

Pronunciation: [key]
— Vet. Pathol. Vet. Pathol.
  1. a virus disease of chickens and other birds characterized by warty excrescences on the comb and wattles, and often by diphtherialike changes in the mucous membranes of the head. Also called
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