- N-UNCOUNTAvian flu is a serious illness that can be transmitted to people from chickens, ducks, and other birds.
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avian flu — or avian influenza see ↑bird flu under ↑bird • • • Main Entry: ↑Aves * * * avian flu UK [ˈeɪviən ˌfluː] US [ˈeɪviən ˌflu] noun [uncountable] bird flu Thesaurus: specific diseases … Useful english dictionary
avian flu — n. avian influenza, fowl plague, bird flu, acute and generally fatal viral infectious disease of chickens and other domestic and wild birds (characterized by fever, swollen head and neck, color of the comb and wattle is bluish black, diarrhea and … English contemporary dictionary
avian flu — /eɪviən ˈflu/ (say ayveeuhn flooh) noun → avian influenza … Australian English dictionary
avian flu — UK [ˈeɪvɪən ˌfluː] / US [ˈeɪvɪən ˌflu] noun [uncountable] bird flu … English dictionary
avian flu — noun avian influenza … Wiktionary
Avian influenza — Influenza (Flu) … Wikipedia
avian influenza — noun Any strain of influenza carried by and primarily affecting birds. Syn: avian flu, bird flu See Also: swine influenza … Wiktionary
avian influenza — n. fowl plague, avian flu, bird flu, acute and generally fatal viral infectious disease of chickens and other domestic and wild birds (characterized by fever, swollen head and neck, color of the comb and wattle is bluish black, diarrhea and… … English contemporary dictionary
avian influenza — n. a sometimes fatal influenza virus found in birds; potentially transmittable to humans Also called avian flu bird flu Etymology: [1960 65] … From formal English to slang
avian influenza — /eɪviən ɪnˈfluɛnzə/ (say ayveeuhn in floohenzuh) noun any of a wide range of influenza viruses affecting birds, some strains of which, such as the H5N1 virus, are transmittable from birds to humans, this being recognised for the first time in… … Australian English dictionary