sheep scab

sheep scab
Veterinary
ஆட்டுச் சொறி, படை, ஆட்டு வங்கு நோய்

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  • sheep scab — noun : mange (as psoroptic mange) of sheep compare head scab * * * sheep scab noun A mange in sheep transmitted by mites • • • Main Entry: ↑sheep * * * sheep scab, a contagious disease of sheep due to mites which live on the skin and cause the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • sheep scab — psoroptic mange in sheep, the most common type of mange in that species, caused by the mite Psoroptes ovis, which infests the skin at the base of the hairs. A scab forms, which later detaches along with the wool; open sores may lead to infection …   Medical dictionary

  • Scab — can refer to the following:* Coagulation, a clot of bodily fluids * Strikebreaker, person who works despite strike action or takes against will of employeesAnimal and plant diseases* Apple scab, a fungal infection of the apple * Fusarium head… …   Wikipedia

  • sheep-dip — [shēpdip΄] n. any chemical preparation used as a bath to free sheep from vermin and sheep scab or to clean the fleece and skin before shearing …   English World dictionary

  • scab — [skab] n. [ME scabbe < ON skabb, akin to OE sceabb < IE base * (s)kep , to cut, split > L scabies, SCABIES, scabere, to SHAVE] 1. a crust that forms over a sore or wound during healing 2. a mangy skin disease, as scabies, of animals, esp …   English World dictionary

  • Scab — (sk[a^]b), n. [OE. scab, scabbe, shabbe; cf. AS. sc[ae]b, sceabb, scebb, Dan. & Sw. skab, and also L. scabies, fr. scabere to scratch, akin to E. shave. See {Shave}, and cf. {Shab}, {Shabby}.] 1. An incrustation over a sore, wound, vesicle, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • scab — /skæb / (say skab) noun 1. the encrustation which forms over a sore during healing. 2. Veterinary Science a mangy disease in animals, especially sheep; scabies. 3. Plant Pathology a. a hyperplasic plant disease with scab like lesions: apple scab …   Australian-English dictionary

  • scab — 1. noun /skæb/ a) An incrustation over a sore, wound, vesicle, or pustule, formed during healing. , 1882: Scab was the terror of the sheep farmer, and the peril of his calling. mdash; James Edwin Thorold Rogers, A History of Agriculture and… …   Wiktionary

  • scab — scablike, adj. /skab/, n., v., scabbed, scabbing. n. 1. the incrustation that forms over a sore or wound during healing. 2. Vet. Pathol. a mangy disease in animals, esp. sheep; scabies. Cf. itch (def. 10). 3. Plant Pathol. a. a disease of plants… …   Universalium

  • scab — [[t]skæb[/t]] n. v. scabbed, scab•bing 1) pat the incrustation that forms over a sore or wound during healing 2) vet any mangy skin disease in animals, esp. sheep 3) a) ppa a fungal or bacterial disease of plants characterized by crustlike… …   From formal English to slang

  • Glossary of sheep husbandry — The raising of domestic sheep has existed in nearly every inhabited part of the globe, and the variations in cultures and languages which have kept sheep has produced a vast lexicon of unique terminology used to describe sheep husbandry. A few of …   Wikipedia

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