Myxomatosis virus | definition of myxomatosis virus by Medical dictionary
rabbit myxoma virus (redirected from myxomatosis virus)
rab·bit myx·o·ma vi·rus
the poxvirus of the genus Leporipoxvirus causing myxomatosis of rabbits.
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PDSA senior veterinary surgeon Sean Wensley said: "The effects of the myxomatosis virus
are very distressing to witness and are usually fatal.
Rabbits build up immunity and over a time that immunity disintegrates and the myxomatosis virus
is able to strike.