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porcine

 [por´sīn]
pertaining to swine.

por·cine

(pōr'sīn, -sin),
Relating to pigs.
[L. porcinus, fr. porcus, a hog]

porcine

/por·cine/ (por´sīn) pertaining to swine.

porcine

[pôr′sīn]
Etymology: L, porcinus, pig-like
obtained from or related to hogs, such as porcine insulin.

por·cine

(pōr'sīn, -sin)
Relating to pigs; swinish.
[L. porcinus, fr. porcus, a hog]

porcine

pertaining to pig. See also hog (1), swine.

porcine circovirus 1
a nonpathogenic virus.
porcine circovirus 2
cause of postweaning multisystem wasting syndrome (PMWS) and porcine dermatitis and neuropathy syndrome (below).
porcine contagious pleuropneumonia
see porcine pleuropneumonia.
porcine dermatitis and nephropathy syndrome (PDNS)
recently described and believed to be an immune complex mediated disease. Porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2) can be identified in a high percentage of cases. Occurs principally in grower/finisher pigs. Pigs may show extensive purplish red, slightly raised lesions of various sizes and shapes over the chest, abdomen, thighs and forelegs. Case fatality is usually high. At postmortem, the kidneys are swollen, pale and mottled with many small hemorrhages showing through the surface. There are enlarged lymph nodes and hemorrhages at multiple sites. The symptoms and postmortem findings are very similar to classical swine fever.
porcine epidemic abortion and respiratory syndrome (PEARS)
see porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (below).
porcine epidemic diarrhea
see porcine epizootic diarrhea (below).
porcine epidemic diarrhea virus
coronavirus 777.
porcine epizootic diarrhea
outbreaks of diarrhea similar to transmissible gastroenteritis caused by coronavirus 777.
porcine hemagglutinating encephalomyelitis
see hemagglutinating encephalomyelitis virus disease of pigs.
porcine hepatitis E virus
an enteric virus of pigs related to human hepatitis E that is not known to be pathogenic.
porcine herpesvirus-1
porcine idiopathic chronic recurrent dermatitis
a dermatitis observed only in sows and only in specific farrowing houses; affected sows recovered when moved from the houses; lesions consisted of annular macules and patches of erythema.
porcine inclusion body rhinitis
see inclusion body rhinitis.
porcine intestinal adenomatosis
see porcine intestinal adenomatosis.
porcine juvenile pustular psoriasiform dermatitis
see porcine juvenile pustular psoriasiform dermatitis.
porcine lymphosarcoma
a rare tumor in pigs but a high proportion of all porcine tumors. Caused by an oncovirus.
porcine malignant hyperthermia
see porcine stress syndrome (below).
porcine myocarditis
a viral syndrome affecting late-term and neonatal pigs. There can be stillbirth, mummification and preweaning deaths.
porcine necrotic ear syndrome
see necrotic ear syndrome.
porcine parvoviral abortion
see porcine parvovirus.
porcine polioencephalomyelitis
see porcine viral encephalomyelitis.
porcine poliomyelitis
see porcine viral encephalomyelitis.
porcine proliferative enteritis complex
see proliferative hemorrhagic enteropathy.
porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS)
an arterivirus disease of pigs first recognized in the USA in 1987 and subsequently in many other countries; characterized by severe reproductive failure in sows and respiratory disease in young pigs and an influenza-like syndrome in grower finisher pigs. Acute phases of the disease typically last 2 to 3 months after which reproductive parameters often return to normal or exhibit decreases in the farrowing rate and irregular returns to estrus. Numerous strains of the virus are reported in the USA and Europe with differrences in pathogenicity. Prior to a consensus, called also mystery swine disease, swine infertility respiratory syndrome (SIRS), porcine epidemic abortion and respiratory syndrome (PEARS), blue ear disease, and Heko-Heko.
porcine respiratory coronavirus
closely related but distinct from transmissible gastroenteritis (TGE) virus. Causes a mild, sometimes inapparent, respiratory infection, but no gastrointestinal disease
porcine rubulavirus
a paramyxovirus in the genus Rubulavirus, first described in Mexico. Causes a generalized disease in pigs that includes corneal edema (blue eye) and respiratory infection.
porcine SMEDI viruses
enteroviruses or parvoviruses causing stillbirths, mummification, embryonic deaths and infertility in sows.
porcine streptococcal meningitis
see streptococcal meningitis.
porcine stress syndrome (PSS)
is an acute death syndrome in pigs occurring usually after transportation, fighting, exercise or even high environmental temperature. If signs are observed they include increasing dyspnea, tremor and stiffness, severe hyperthermia and a rapid onset of rigor mortis after death. A genetic disorder, more common in breeds where there has been selection for muscling. Homozygous recessive (Hal gene) pigs are susceptible to develop the syndrome following stress. Heterozygous pigs are at risk to develop pale soft exudative pork (PSE) at slaughter. Halothane testing or genotyping can be used to determine the genotype of pigs for breeding. Called also herztod, pale soft exudative pork, malignant hyperthermia, transport death, acute back muscle necrosis.
porcine ulcerative spirochetosis
see ulcerative granuloma of swine.
porcine wattles
see porcine wattles.
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