Meaning of infectious bovine rhinotracheitis

infec'tious bo'vine rhi•no•tra•che•i'tis

Pronunciation: (rī"nō-trā"kē-ī'tis), [key]
— Vet. Pathol. Vet. Pathol.
  1. an infectious disease of cattle, characterized by inflammation and congestion of the respiratory passages and caused by a herpes virus. Abbr.: IBR&hasp; Also called
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