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gid

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noun \ˈgid\

Definition of gid

  1. :  a disease especially of sheep caused by the larva of a tapeworm (Multiceps multiceps) in the brain



Origin of gid

back-formation from giddy


First Known Use: 1601

Rhymes with gid


Medical Dictionary

gid

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noun \ˈgid\

Medical Definition of gid

  1. :  a disease especially of sheep that is caused by the presence in the brain of the coenurus of a tapeworm of the genus Taenia (T. multiceps) of the dog and related carnivores and is characterized by cerebral disturbances, dilated pupils, dizziness and circling movements, emaciation, and usually death—called also ,




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