Teschen disease virus
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Te·schen dis·ease vi·rus(tesh'en),
a picornavirus causing the disorder of pigs; the virus is normally a harmless inhabitant of the intestinal tract, but virulent strains cause epizootics of the disease.
Synonym(s): infectious porcine encephalomyelitis virus
[Teschen in Silesia, Germany]
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Teschen,district in Czechoslovakia where the disease was first described in 1929.
Teschen disease virus - a picornavirus causing Teschen disease of pigs. Synonym(s): infectious porcine encephalomyelitis virus
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