bluetongue definition

  • noun:
    • A viral infection of sheep and cattle that is transmitted by biting bugs and is described as temperature, the synthesis of dental lesions, and swelling and cyanosis associated with lips and tongue.
    • an illness of ruminants, due to a virus for the genus Orbivirus, held by mosquitos, midges etc
    • a viral infection of sheep and cattle that is transmitted by biting midges

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