Medical Dictionary


noun aphos·pho·ro·sis \ˌā-ˌfäs-fə-ˈrō-səs\
plural aphos·pho·ro·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of APHOSPHOROSIS

:  a deficiency disease especially of domestic cattle caused by inadequate intake of dietary phosphorus and marked by lameness, scouring, and loss of appetite


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