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yellow fat disease

noun

Definition of YELLOW FAT DISEASE

:  a disease especially of swine, cats, and ranch-raised mink that is associated with a deficiency of vitamin E and is marked by inflammation of the fatty tissue, subcutaneous edema, and varied visceral lesions—called also steatitis, yellow fat
March 31, 2015
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