african horse sickness

  • 1 African horse sickness — (AHS) is a highly infectious, and deadly disease. It commonly affects horses, mules, donkeys and zebras. It is caused by a virus of the genus Orbivirus belonging to the family Reoviridae. This disease can be caused by any of the nine serotypes of …

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  • 2 African horse-sickness — noun A serious disease of horses, due to a virus ● horse …

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  • 3 African horse sickness — Af·ri·can horse sickness .af ri kən n a serious and commonly fatal disease of horses and sometimes other mammals including rarely humans that is caused by a reovirus of the genus Orbivirus (serotypes of species African horse sickness virus), that …

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  • 4 African horse sickness — ▪ pathology also called  equine plague        disease of Equidae (horses, mules, donkeys, and zebras) caused by an orbivirus called AHSV (family Reoviridae) that is transmitted by arthropods, notably biting midges (Culicoides imicola). The… …

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  • 5 african horse sickness — noun Usage: usually capitalized A : a serious and commonly fatal virus disease of horses endemic in parts of central and southern Africa, characterized by fever, edematous swellings, and internal hemorrhage, and transmitted by certain biting… …

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  • 6 African horse sickness virus — a virus of the genus Orbivirus that causes African horse sickness …

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  • 7 horse sickness — horse sickness, = African horse sickness. (Cf. ↑African horse sickness) …

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  • 8 horse sickness fever — a mild nonfatal form of African horse sickness, characterized by a slow onset of fever with only slight respiratory distress …

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  • 9 horse sickness — see African horse s. and Gambian horse s …

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  • 10 African trypanosomiasis — For other uses, see Sleeping sickness (disambiguation). For Sleepy sickness , see Encephalitis lethargica. African trypanosomiasis Classification and external resources Trypanosoma forms in a blood smear …

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  • 11 African military systems to 1800 — refers to the evolution of military systems on the African continent prior to 1800, with emphasis on the role of indigenous states and peoples within the African continent. Patterns of the military art generally moved from the simple to the more… …

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  • 12 Arabian horse — Infobox Horse name= Arabian horse status = DOM image caption= An Arabian Mare altname= Arabian, Arab country= Developed in the Middle East, most notably Arabian peninsula group1= Arabian Horse Association (AHA) (United States) group2=The Arabian… …

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  • 13 Sleeping sickness — MedlinePlus = 001362 eMedicineSubj = med eMedicineTopic = 2140 MeshID = D014353 Sleeping sickness or human African trypanosomiasis is a parasitic disease of people and animals, caused by protozoa of species Trypanosoma brucei and transmitted by… …

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  • 14 Delville Wood South African National Memorial — Commonwealth War Graves Commission …

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  • 15 pestis equorum — African horse sickness …

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  • 16 equine plague — African horse sickness …

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  • 17 horsesickness — horse·sick·ness .sik nəs n AFRICAN HORSE SICKNESS …

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  • 18 AHSV — African horse sickness virus …

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  • 19 AHSV — • African horse sickness virus …

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  • 20 Equestrian Sports — ▪ 2009 Introduction Thoroughbred Racing. United States.       A seemingly invincible three year old colt named Big Brown took American Thoroughbred racing by storm during the 2008 spring classic season. In the 134th Kentucky Derby on May 3, Big… …

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