circling disease

circling disease
noun
Etymology: so called from the typical circling ambulations of affected animals
: listerellosis of sheep or cattle

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Vet. Pathol.
listeriosis.

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circling disease,
an infectious disease of the brain of cattle, sheep, swine, and less commonly other species of animals and man, caused by a bacterium and characterized by the affected animals' walking in circles.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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