necrotic enteritis


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necrotic enteritis

[nə′kräd·ik ‚ent·ə′rīd·əs]
(veterinary medicine)
A bacterial infection of young swine caused by Salmonella suipestifer or S. choleraesuis and characterized by fever and necrotic and ulcerative inflammation of the intestine.
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