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swine

(swīn)
n. pl. swine
Any of various omnivorous, even-toed ungulates of the family Suidae, having a stout body with thick skin, a short neck, and a movable snout, especially the domesticated pig.
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The first indication of the presence of swine dysentery in a herd may be the sudden death of one or more animals with no previous symptoms.
Although the diarrhea it produces doesn't cause bloody stools like swine dysentery does, it still weakens the pigs, slows their growth, and does a number on producers' potential profits.
Until now, this bacterium resembling Serpulina hyodysenteriae - the causative agent of swine dysentery - hasn't had a name.