- 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-rek Jozsef (1867-1952)Hungarian veterinarian. Marek first described the cancerous disease known as Marek's disease in 1907.
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Marek's disease — noun Etymology: József Marek died 1952 Hungarian veterinarian Date: 1947 a highly contagious virus disease of poultry that is marked especially by proliferation of lymphoid cells and is caused by either of two herpesviruses (species Gallid… … New Collegiate Dictionary
marek's disease — ˈmarə̇ks , ˈmer noun Usage: usually capitalized M Etymology: after József Marek died 1952 Hungarian veterinarian : a highly contagious viral disease of poultry that is characterized especially by proliferation of lymphoid cells and is caused by a … Useful english dictionary
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Marek-Disease-ähnliche Viren — Mardivirus Systematik Reich: Viren Ordnung: nicht klassifiziert Familie: Herpesviridae Unterfamilien: Alphaherpesvirinae … Deutsch Wikipedia
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Marek disease — Ma·rek disease (mahґrek) [Josef Marek, Hungarian veterinarian, 1867â€“1952] see under disease … Medical dictionary
Marek disease virus — either of two herpesviruses that cause Marek disease in chickens; see gallid herpesvirus 2 and gallid herpesvirus 3, under herpesvirus … Medical dictionary