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malignant catarrhal fever

n :  an acute infectious often fatal disease esp. of cattle and deer that is caused by one or more herpesviruses and is characterized by fever, depression, enlarged lymph nodes, discharge from the eyes and nose, and lesions affecting most organ systems - called also catarrhal fever , malignant catarrh  .
 
 

 
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