also jaag*ziek*te or jag*siek*te or jag*ziek*te n : a chronic contagious pneumonitis of sheep and sometimes goats that is prob. caused by a virus and that is characterized by proliferation of the pulmonary alveolar epithelium and occlusion of the alveoli and terminal bronchioles .
Similar sounding terms: jagsiekte
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