Medical Dictionary

liver rot

noun

Medical Definition of LIVER ROT

:  a disease that is caused by liver flukes especially in sheep and cattle and is marked by sluggishness, anemia, and wasting and by great local damage to the liver—see distomatosis; compare black disease

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July 06, 2015
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