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Definition of Plague, sylvatic

Plague, sylvatic: A type of plague that is spread by ground squirrels and other wild rodents. Sylvatic plague is sometimes seen in the western portion of the US.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 3/19/2012

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