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Synonyms for rot

Synonyms for rot

Synonyms for rot

a state of decay usually accompanied by an offensive odor

(biology) the process of decay caused by bacterial or fungal action

unacceptable behavior (especially ludicrously false statements)

break down

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Leaves and flowers of crude extracts were also used to evaluate the antimicrobial effect on bacterium causing soft rot of Irish potatoes in Musanze District of Rwanda.
Therapeutic vaccination is an alternative to an antibiotic injection and can be used in face of an outbreak of foot rot. A single dose of vaccine should result in a 20 percent recovery among sheep breeds and two doses should give 80 percent recovery.
Despite the recent very sad case, Alabama Rot is extremely rare so I would encourage owners to continue exercising their pet as normal.
However, vets have stressed that cases of Alabama Rot in the UK are still extremely rare and further research is required to establish more details on how dogs develop the disease.
Alabama Rot is a potentially fatal disease which damages dogs' blood vessels, cutting off blood supply to areas of the skin - and sometimes the internal organs.
So, in order to spot the potential danger to your pet we've put together a guide on everything you need to know about Alabama Rot.
Vets in Newtown, Powys, have warned pet owners about a suspected case of Alabama Rot.
But just 18 months on, dad Grant Diehl and his family have had to say their final goodbyes to Pearl as deadly disease Alabama Rot claimed their beloved Labrador.
ENVIRONMENTAL health teams are probing claims Alabama Rot has killed dogs on Teesside - but say there have been no confirmed cases.
THE first case of Alabama rot has been confirmed in the South Wales Valleys after an 11-year-old Jack Russell died from complications related to the disease.
THE deadly flesh-eating Alabama Rot is thought to have claimed the life of a second dog - and left another fighting to survive.