Definition of Orf

1. n. A bright-colored domesticated variety of the id. See Id.



Definition of Orf

1. Initialism. (genetics) open reading frame ¹

2. Noun. (obsolete) Cattle. ¹

3. Noun. An exanthemous disease caused by a parapox virus, occurring primarily in sheep and goats but also capable of infecting humans. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Orf

1. a viral infection of sheep [n -S]

Medical Definition of Orf

1. A specific disease of sheep and goats, caused by the orf virus. This virus is transmissible to man and characterised by vesiculation and ulceration of the infected site. Synonym: contagious ecthyma, contagious pustular dermatitis, scabby mouth, soremouth. Origin: O.E. Orfcwealm, murrain, fr. Orf, cattle, + cwealm, destruction (05 Mar 2000)

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orewood
orewoods
orexes
orexia
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orexin
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orexis
orexises
orf (current term)
orf virus
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org chart
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organ-grinder
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