mousepox

mousepox
\\ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷\ noun
: a virus disease of mice that is related to smallpox — called also ectromelia, infectious ectromelia

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/mows"poks'/, n. Vet. Pathol.
ectromelia (def. 2).
Also, mouse pox.
[1945-50; MOUSE + POX]

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