BEAK AND FEATHER DISEASE VIRUS
\bˈiːk and fˈɛðə dɪzˈiːz vˈa͡ɪɹəs], \bˈiːk and fˈɛðə dɪzˈiːz vˈaɪɹəs], \b_ˈiː_k a_n_d f_ˈɛ_ð_ə d_ɪ_z_ˈiː_z v_ˈaɪ_ɹ_ə_s]\
Definitions of BEAK AND FEATHER DISEASE VIRUS
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A genus of the family CIRCOVIRIDAE that infects fowl, swine, and psittacine birds. The three species are CHICKEN ANEMIA VIRUS causing transient anemia and immunosuppression in baby chicks; Beak and feather disease virus causing a fatal disease in psittacine birds; and Porcine circovirus causing postweaning multisystemic wasting syndrome in pigs.
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- An exaggerated p. reniformis curved in the form of a horseshoe. a peculiar form p. in some cases of twin pregnancy. formation in which the two placentae twin gestation are united by a strip of placental tissue.