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scour

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intransitive verb \ˈskau̇(ə)r\

Medical Definition of scour

  1. of a domestic animal :  to suffer from diarrhea or dysentery <a diet causing cattle to scour>




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scour

noun

Medical Definition of scour

  1. :  diarrhea or dysentery occurring especially in young domestic animals—usually used in plural but singular or plural in construction





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