scabby mouth


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Related to scabby mouth: Sore mouth, soremouth

orf

(ōrf),
A specific disease of sheep and goats, caused by the orf virus, family Poxviridae. This virus is transmissible to humans and characterized by vesiculation and ulceration of the infected site.
[O.E. orfcwealm, murrain, fr. orf, cattle, + cwealm, destruction]

scabby mouth

see contagious ecthyma.
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It's not only Aussie sheep who've got a serious case of scabby mouth if you ask me.
It is also known by several other alternative names, including sore mouth, scabby mouth and contagious pustular dermatitis.
Scabby Mouth is found in every country that runs commercial livestock flocks and herds including Bahrain and Pakistan.