Definition of swine vesicular disease in US English:

swine vesicular disease


  • An infectious viral disease of pigs causing mild fever and blisters around the mouth and feet.

    • ‘The pig has also been cleared of having swine vesicular disease.’
    • ‘Tests for swine vesicular disease were also negative, but more tests for both diseases are still needed with the final results not known until next Tuesday.’
    • ‘The goals of this project are to investigate and develop reagents and methods which will improve the diagnosis of swine vesicular disease.’
    • ‘Pathogens considered include BSE, scrapie, foot and mouth disease virus, classical swine fever virus, swine vesicular disease, and plant pathogens.’


swine vesicular disease

/ˌswīn vəˈsikyələr diˌzēz/