murine plague


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murine plague

[′myu̇‚rīn ¦plāg]
(veterinary medicine)
Infection of the rat by the bacterium Pasteurella pestis; transmitted from rat to rat and from rat to human by a flea.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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