"Marek Disease" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A transmissible viral disease of birds caused by avian herpesvirus 2 (HERPESVIRUS 2, GALLID) and other MARDIVIRUS. There is lymphoid cell infiltration or lymphomatous tumor formation in the peripheral nerves and gonads, but may also involve visceral organs, skin, muscle, and the eye.
- Marek Disease
- Marek's Disease
- Mareks Disease
- Fowl Paralysis
- Fowl Paralyses
- Paralyses, Fowl
- Paralysis, Fowl
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