bull' nose"

1. Vet. Pathol.a disease of swine caused by bacterial infection of the tissues of the snout causing gross malformation and frequently serious blocking of the nasal passages.
2. bullnose.


Pronunciation: (bool'nōz"), [key]
1. Also,bull's nose. Archit.
a. a rounded or obtuse exterior angle, as the corner made by two walls.
b. a structural member, as a brick, used in forming such an angle.
2. Also called bull'nose step". a step having semicircular or quadrantal ends.

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