from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The typical genus of Necropho-ricdæ, having ten-jointed antennæ.


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  • _The specific cause_ of ulcerative sore mouths is the _Bacillus necrophorus_ (Fig. 104).

    Common Diseases of Farm Animals R. A. Craig

  • Action dibiomycin norsulfazol Sphaerophorus necrophorus

    xml's 2008

  • -- _Bacillus necrophorus_.] _The preventive treatment_ consists in keeping the quarters and yards in a sanitary condition, and using all possible precautions against the introduction of the disease into the herd.

    Common Diseases of Farm Animals R. A. Craig


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