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influenza

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health — Science and Mathematics.

n. a highly contagious virus infection that affects the respiratory system. Types A and B are the forms that most commonly cause outbreaks in humans. The viruses are...

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notifiable disease

Overview page. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology.

(noh-ti-fy-ăbŭl)

a disease that must be reported to a proper officer (usually a Consultant in Communicable Disease Control) of the local authority so that prompt control and...

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swine influenza

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A strain of influenza A that was traced to its origin in swine in 1976, and caused a small localized outbreak of virulent influenza that killed at least one serviceman in a military camp in...

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zoology

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

The study of animals (including mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, insects, spiders, and molluscs) and their structures and functions. Contrast zooecology. See also botany.

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zoonosis

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n. an infectious disease of animals that can be transmitted to humans. See anthrax, avian influenza, brucellosis, cat-scratch disease, cowpox, glanders, Q fever, Rift Valley...

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