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hog cholera:see classical swine feverclassical swine fever
or hog cholera,
acute, highly infectious viral disease of swine, historically perhaps the most serious disease of swine in North America.
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hog cholera[′häg ‚käl·ə·rə]
A fatal infectious virus disease of swine characterized by fever, diarrhea, and inflammation and ulceration of the intestine; secondary infection by Salmonella cholerae suis is common. Also known as African swine fever.
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