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grass tetany

noun

Medical Definition of grass tetany

  1. :  a disease of cattle and especially milk cows marked by tetanic staggering, convulsions, coma, and frequently death and caused by reduction of blood calcium and magnesium when overeating on lush pasture—called also hypomagnesia; compare milk fever 2, staggers 1




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