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Synonyms for distemper

any of various infectious viral diseases of animals

paint made by mixing the pigments with water and a binder

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a painting created with paint that is made by mixing the pigments with water and a binder

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a method of painting in which the pigments are mixed with water and a binder

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paint with distemper

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This puppy contracted the canine distemper virus when it was about 19 weeks old.
We report consecutive rabies and canine distemper outbreaks among Ethiopian wolves in Delanta, in the Wollo highlands.
Dogs usually pick up distemper when sniffing where infected dogs have been, and since the incubation period can be as long as three weeks, it is usually too late to vaccinate once any outbreak has begun.
A four and a half months old female pup with history of dysphagia and severe myoclonus of muscles of head and face previously diagnosed with canine distemper was presented with bilateral soft tissue swelling on ventromedial aspect of tongue adjacent to frenulum with occassional bleeding from mass.
Question: I recently adopted a puppy and my friend warned me about canine distemper.
The animals' immune systems may even retain some "memory" that would prevent distemper in the future, but this isn't yet established, says study coauthor Richard Plemper, a virologist at Georgia State University in Atlanta.
Veronika von Messling from the Paul-Ehrlich-Institute, the researchers tested the drug by turning to a virus very closely related to measles virus, the canine distemper virus, which causes a highly lethal infection in ferrets.
Maybe you remember the old distemper days, when dogs were struck down by a truly horrific disease that started with mild respiratory signs and usually ended with encephalitis and death.
A good rule of thumb is that the puppy will need three distemper combination shots (these shots include distemper and four to six other vaccinations in one dose).
Idexx Reference Laboratories recently introduced a new canine distemper virus test that is able to differentiate infected dogs from those already vaccinated for the disease.
If you live in a period property that hasn't been decorated for many years, flaking paint may be caused by distemper (an old-fashioned paint).
THE GBGB confirmed yesterday that the quarantine order has been lifted from the Essex kennels of Chris Cronin after tests relating to a possible case of canine distemper proved negative, writes Phil Donaldson.
The infectious canine distemper disease has been found in Sierra Madre, La Canada-Flintridge and possibly in Arcadia, Pasadena, Glendale and Tujunga, officials said.