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hoof-and-mouth dis·ease

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  1. foot-and-mouth disease, hoof-and-mouth diseasenoun

    acute contagious disease of cloven-footed animals marked by ulcers in the mouth and around the hoofs


  1. hoof-and-mouth disease

    Hoof-and-mouth disease, also known as foot-and-mouth disease (FMD), is a highly contagious viral disease that primarily affects cloven-hoofed animals such as cattle, sheep, and pigs. It is characterized by fever and blister-like sores on the tongue and lips, in the mouth, on the teats, and between the hooves. While it is rarely fatal in adult animals, it causes severe loss of productivity, making it a major concern in the livestock industry. The disease does not usually affect humans.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hoof-and-mouth disease in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hoof-and-mouth disease in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4


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