Marek disease
Ma·rek disease (mahґrek) [Josef Marek, Hungarian veterinarian, 1867–1952] see under disease.

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  • Marek's disease — Mar·ek s disease mar iks , mer n a highly contagious virus disease of poultry that is characterized esp. by proliferation of lymphoid cells and is caused by either of two herpesviruses (Gallid herpesvirus 2 and Gallid herpesvirus 3) Mar·ek mȯ… …   Medical dictionary

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