infectious bronchitis


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infectious bronchitis

[in′fek·shəs bräŋ′kīd·əs]
(veterinary medicine)
A highly contagious respiratory viral disease of chickens.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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