animal disease

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n animal disease a disease that typically does not affect human beings
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Usage

In literature:

The trees are not subject to unusual hazards from the attacks of injurious insects and animals or from serious parasitic diseases.
"All About Coffee" by William H. Ukers
The animals are all diseased, especially the horses.
"An Ohio Woman in the Philippines" by Emily Bronson Conger
Don't take animals affected by contagious diseases on the public way.
"The Road and the Roadside" by Burton Willis Potter
WHITE and white-spotted animals, liability of, to disease, ii.
"The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication, Volume II (of 2)" by Charles Darwin
The natural immunity of certain species of animals to the diseases of other animals is well known.
"American Red Cross Text-Book on Home Hygiene and Care of the Sick" by Jane A. Delano
To diseases of a cerebral or spinal character it is more liable than is any other domesticated animal.
"The Dog" by Dinks, Mayhew, and Hutchinson
The bovine, as well as swine, fowls, and other warm-blooded animals, are also affected with similar diseases.
"Outlines of dairy bacteriology" by H. L. Russell
Recent studies seem to show that in the animal body fats serve an important function in connection with the production of antibodies to disease germs.
"The Chemistry of Plant Life" by Roscoe Wilfred Thatcher
Wherever animals or vegetables are crowded, disease appears.
"Beautiful Shells of New Zealand" by E. G. B. Moss
Their titles are Diseases and Infections of Domestic Animals and The Climate of Rome.
"The Popes and Science" by James J. Walsh
The disease so putrescent in its tendencies, had originated in animal putrefaction.
"Forty Years in the Wilderness of Pills and Powders" by William A. Alcott
ATAXY, or ATAXIA, in medicine, irregularity in the animal functions, or in the symptoms of a disease.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 2" by Various
The twenty-eighth book treats of dietetics, remedies derived from various animals, and the nature and cure of certain diseases.
"Lives of Eminent Zoologists, from Aristotle to Linnæus" by William MacGillivray
Rest of the animal is absolutely essential while the disease continues, and is itself an effectual remedy in mild cases.
"Domestic Animals" by Richard L. Allen
Diseased animals: The majority of the meat poisoning outbreaks are caused by meat derived from pigs or cattle.
"Food Poisoning" by Edwin Oakes Jordan
The lower animals confined in the impure atmosphere of menageries, contract the same diseases as man.
"A Treatise on Physiology and Hygiene" by Joseph Chrisman Hutchison
The nagana, or tsetse-fly disease of cattle is the most virulent disease of domestic animals in certain parts of Africa.
"Handbook of Medical Entomology" by William Albert Riley
They do not like the flesh of old or diseased animals.
"Wolf and Coyote Trapping" by A. R. (Arthur Robert) Harding
A close observer of diseased animals might obtain some useful information by noticing the plants cropped by them while in that condition.
"Epidemics Examined and Explained: or, Living Germs Proved by Analogy to be a Source of Disease" by John Grove
The buns so preserved were used also as a panacea for all the diseases of domestic animals.
"British Goblins" by Wirt Sikes
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In poetry:

So many wild pigeons.
Animals ripe w/new diseases.
"There is only one disease
and I am its catalyst",
cried doomed pride of the carrier.
"The New Creatures" by James Douglas Morrison

In news:

The contagious disease affects an animal's weight and coat and causes odd behavior.
The Animal Agriculture Industry claims restrictions on the use of Antibiotics in our meat and poultry would make our food system less safe, and limit it's ability to control disease.
In a government lab where scientists slice open dead animals to study the exotic diseases that killed them, Carol Meteyer peered through a microscope at hundreds of little bats and started to notice something very weird.
These patties are packed with premium protein, essential fatty acids, iron, calcium, fiber, and trace minerals, and won't contribute one bit to heart disease or diabetes, like animal-derived burgers do.
The US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) issued a conditional license for GenVec Inc.'s foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) vaccine for use in cattle.
GAINESVILLE (AP) — A north Florida animal shelter has temporarily stopped accepting and adopting out cats after a kitten was found to have a contagious disease.
Many cows are not infected with mad cow disease, but soon they and any other US animal that is sold for human consumption will likely have to wear an electronic version of a tag.
A federal agency supports a plan to sell New York's Plum Island, home to the country's only laboratory that studies infectious animal diseases that could affect the livestock industry, according to a draft report by the agency.
Photo by Courtney Rae Kasper Parasitologist Dr Dwight Bowman of Cornell University presented information on ticks and Lyme disease during the June 26 open house event at Clear Lakes Animal Wellness, Skaneateles.
Dr Klabunde says part of neutering a male dog or cat can keep the animal healthy and prevent possible diseases.
Worries about a virulent foreign animal disease like foot-and-mouth disease introduced by accident or intention.
Because of mad cow disease, there's a move to create a national identification system for all animals sold for food.
Most Emerging Infectious Diseases of Humans Come From Animals.
Kidney disease is a very common problem in our small animal population.
Mad cow disease discovered in California animal, but food supply declared safe.
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In science:

Modeling Infectious Diseases in Humans and Animals.
Compound Markov counting processes and their applications to modeling infinitesimally over-dispersed systems
Scali C., Prosperi C., Vannucchi M. G., Pepeu G. and Casamenti F. (2000) Brain inflammatory reaction in an animal model of neuronal degeneration and its modulation by an anti-inflammatory drug: implication in Alzheimer's disease.
Post-ischaemic treatment with the cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor nimesulide reduces blood-brain barrier disruption and leukocyte infiltration following transient focal cerebral ischaemia in rats
Such an external common source takes into account all possible channels, such as exposure to infected animals, through which the disease can be introduced into the community.
A resampling-based test to detect person-to-person transmission of infectious disease
In fact, there is a wide variety of systems that can be modeled with CA, and disease spreading models of this type have been successfully applied to plants (e.g. ), animals (e.g. ) and, in part, human beings (e.g. ).
Phase Transition in a Stochastic Forest Fire Model and Effects of the Definition of Neighbourhood
Aside from their intrinsic interest as a community of pathogens, Bartonel la, Anaplasma, Babesia and cowpox virus infections may also be zoonotic: capable of being transmitted from animals to humans and causing disease.
A coupled hidden Markov model for disease interactions
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