Pullorum Disease Definition
A severe, diarrheal disease of young poultry, caused by a bacterium (Salmonella pullorum) and usually transmitted by the infected hen into the egg.
Webster's New World
- bacillary white diarrhoea
- bacillary white diarrhea
Origin of Pullorum Disease
New Latin pullōrum specific epithet from genitive pl. of Latin pullus young fowl pullet
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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