a viral disease (usually fatal) of rabbits.
the rabbit disease caused by the Myxoma Pox virus and transmitted by infected fleas and mosquitoes.
A disease of rabbits caused by the myxoma virus. It is an early form of biological control.
A disease in rabbits caused by the myxoma virus, transmitted by mosquitoes and fleas.
A highly infectious viral disease of rabbits [ edit
Myxomatosis (from the Greek Î¼ÏÎ¾Î± (mucus), and Î¼Î±Ï„ÏŽÎ½Ï‰ (to bleed)) is a disease which infects rabbits. It is caused by the myxoma virus. First observed in Uruguay in the early 1900s, it was deliberately introduced into Australia in an attempt to control rabbit infestation there—see rabbits in Australia.