rinderpest: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (rin'dur-pest"), [key]
— n. Vet. Pathol.
- an acute, usually fatal infectious disease of cattle, sheep, etc., caused by a paramyxovirus of the genus Morbillivirus and characterized by high fever, diarrhea, and lesions of the skin and mucous membranes. Also called
- rinderpest (Thesaurus)