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ec•thy•ma



Pronunciation: (ek'thu-mu, ek-thī'-), [key]
n. Vet. Pathol.
a contagious viral disease of sheep and goats and occasionally of humans, marked by vesicular and pustular lesions on the lips. Also called contagious ecthyma, sore mouth.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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