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sheep

(shēp)
n. pl. sheep
a. A domesticated ruminant mammal (Ovis aries) having a thick coat, raised in many breeds for its wool, edible flesh, or hide.
b. Any of various wild ruminant mammals related to and resembling the domestic sheep, such as the aoudad, bighorn sheep, and mouflon.
c. Leather made from the skin of one of these animals.
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Occupational medicine A cloven-hoofed barnyard beast raised for wool and meat
Sheep-related infections Actinobacillus spp, anthrax, brucellosis, campylobacteriosis, Chlamydia trachomatis, cryptosporidiosis, European tick-borne encephalitis, Francisella tularensis, giardiasis, leptospirosis, louping ill, orf, Q-fever, rabies, salmonellosis, Yersinia enterocolitica
Vox populi A person or group of people who blindly follow another’s lead
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sheep

Occupational medicine A cloven-hoofed barnyard beast raised for wool and meat Sheep-related infections Actinobacillus spp, anthrax, brucellosis, campylobacteriosis, Chlamydia trachomatis, cryptosporidiosis, European tick-borne encephalitis, Francisella tularensis, giardiasis, leptospirosis, orf, Q-fever, rabies, salmonellosis, Yersinia enterocolitica. See Dolly.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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