summer sores

summer sores
summer sores n pl but sing or pl in constr a skin disease of the horse caused by larval roundworms of the genus Habronema deposited by flies in skin wounds or abrasions where they cause intense inflammation with exudate and local necrosis

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cutaneous habronemiasis.

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