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verminous

 [ver´mĭ-nus]
pertaining to, due to, or abounding in worms or in vermin.

ver·min·ous

(ver'mi-nŭs),
Relating to, caused by, or infested with worms, larvae, or vermin.
Synonym(s): verminal
[L. verminosus, wormy]

verminous

(vûr′mə-nəs)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or caused by vermin: verminous diseases.
2. Infested with vermin: a verminous mattress.

ver·min·ous

(vĕr'mi-nŭs)
Relating to, caused by, or infested with worms, larvae, or vermin.
[L. verminosus, wormy]

verminous

Infected with worms or infested with ectoparasites (vermin).
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A case of small colon impaction associated with verminous colic in a female donkey was diagnosed on the basis of history, clinicohaematological examination, per rectal examination findings and was successfully treated with fluid therapy, analgesic, purgative, ivermectin and antibiotic.
(2) Diseases of lower respiratory tract, namely, PPR, parainfluenza, Pasteurellosis, Ovine progressive pneumonia, mycoplasmosis, caprine arthritis encephalitis virus, caseous lymphadenitis, verminous pneumonia, and many others which involve lungs and lesions, are observed in alveoli and bronchioles.
Overall, the integumentary and respiratory systems accounted for the greatest percentage of gross lesions, including scavenger lesions (3/6, 50%), entanglement lesions (2/6, 33%), a penetrating wound near the blowhole (1/6, 16%), fresh rake marks (1/6, 16%), adherent material to the fluke (1/6, 16%), verminous pneumonia (1/6, 16%), and pulmonary edema (1/6, 16%).
Other entries across the decades include a day off to mark the birth of Prince Charles, the funeral of King George V, inspections of gas masks, outbreaks of "verminous hair", a lecture to pupils on temperance and "various misdemeanours", a disappointing PTA film show due to a broken projector, and a successful Wild West night.
The message also is that the beneficent goddess of the Earth needs those who belong to her to unite to protect life from villains with names like Looten Plunder and Verminous Skumm.
"One morning, as Gregor Samsa was waking up from anxious dreams, he discovered that in his bed he had been changed into a monstrous verminous bug," wrote Franz Kafka in The Metamorphosis.
Collum's young daughter pressed the family phone to check for messages and found herself scared by a verminous message threatening to kill her daddy.
The point is strikingly made in an arresting preface describing the safeguarding of the inmates of Florence's Le Stinche from a flooding of the Arno in 1333, and developed in an especially interesting chapter on prison life which effectively dispels the stereotype of the dungeon whose inmates were left to rot in verminous solitude.
He then said that foxes are verminous and carry fleas.
Rosie and I visited the flat of an older woman in council housing to investigate a filthy and hoarding, possibly verminous situation.
Moreover, the Pacific war was what the US historian John Dower has aptly described as 'war without mercy', one supercharged with racism, a savage theatre of combat which could preclude decent treatment of an enemy that the US portrayed as fanatical, alien, verminous and simian-like.