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vesicular stomatitis

 

Definition: a vesicular disease of horses, cattle, swine, and occasionally humans caused by a Vesiculovirus (vesicular stomatitis virus) in the family Rhabdoviridae; in horses and cattle, the disease usually causes mouth vesicles, that, in cattle, cannot be differentiated clinically from those of foot-and-mouth disease.

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