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perosis

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noun pe·ro·sis \pə-ˈrō-səs\

Medical Definition of perosis

plural

peroses

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  1. :  a disorder of poultry that is characterized by leg deformity and is caused by a deficiency of vitamins (as biotin or choline) or minerals (as manganese) in the diet—called also hock disease, slipped tendon




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