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Distemper

Distemper, term applied to several animal diseases, but particularly referring to a specific viral disease of dogs. It commonly occurs in puppies, with fever, poor appetite, and discharge from mucous membranes; bronchopneumonia and encephalitis may be complications. Vaccination is protective.

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