scours

scours
(skourz) diarrhea in animals other than humans.

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  • scours — noun a) (veterinary) diarrhea in horses and cattle caused by intestinal infection. b) a place where wool was washed and cleaned …   Wiktionary

  • scours — skaÊŠÉ™(r) n. act of scrubbing; act of rubbing with an abrasive material; act of thoroughly searching an area; diarrhea (Veterinary Med.) v. scrub; rub with an abrasive material; search an area thoroughly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • scours — noun diarrhea in livestock (Freq. 5) • Hypernyms: ↑animal disease * * * present third singular of scour plural of scour …   Useful english dictionary

  • black scours — acute dysentery in cattle, accompanied by intestinal hemorrhage producing a dark color of the feces; the etiology is unknown. See also bloody s. and winter dysentery …   Medical dictionary

  • bloody scours — swine dysentery …   Medical dictionary

  • calf scours — see under diarrhea …   Medical dictionary

  • peat scours — molybdenum poisoning in grazing cattle …   Medical dictionary

  • weanling pig scours — 1. postweaning diarrhea. 2. coliform gastroenteritis …   Medical dictionary

  • white scours — neonatal diarrhea in calves, lambs, and foals during the first few days after birth, usually caused by enteropathogenic strains of Escherichia coli and less often by other bacteria or viruses; marked by fever, dehydration, and depression, with… …   Medical dictionary

  • winter scours — see under dysentery …   Medical dictionary

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