Molteno disease


Mol·​te·​no disease
: a frequently fatal intoxication of southern African cattle marked by liver injury and extreme emaciation due to feeding on a groundsel (Senecio burchellii) compare winton disease

Word History


after Molteno Farmers' Association, Union of South Africa, that first investigated it

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“Molteno disease.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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