Definition of leukosis in English:

leukosis

(British leucosis)

noun

  • A leukemic disease of animals, especially one of a group of malignant viral diseases of poultry or cattle.

    • ‘Scientists have been able to transmit the causative agent of acute leukosis (Marek's disease) in chickens with this beetle.’
    • ‘Are cows which provide colostrum for your calves tested for bovine leukosis?’

Pronunciation:

leukosis

/lo͞oˈkōsəs/