This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word myxomatosis
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a viral disease (usually fatal) of rabbits
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A disease of rabbits.
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Myxomatosis is a disease that affects rabbits and is caused by the myxoma virus. It was first observed in Uruguay in laboratory rabbits in the late 19th century. It was introduced into Australia in 1950 in an attempt to control the rabbit population.