pseudoglanders


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mel·i·oi·do·sis

(mel'ē-oy-dō'sis),
An infectious disease of rodents in India and Southeast Asia that is caused by Pseudomonas pseudomallei and is communicable to humans. The characteristic lesion is a small caseous nodule, found generally throughout the body, which breaks down into an abscess; symptoms vary according to the tracts or organs involved.
[G. mēlis, a distemper of asses, + eidos, resemblance, + -osis, condition]

pseudoglanders

(1) Melioidosis, see there.  
(2) Epizootic lymphangitis, see there.

pseudoglanders

see epizootic lymphangitis. See also melioidosis.