cornstalk disease

noun
variants: or less commonly cornstalk poisoning

Definition of cornstalk disease

1 : a severe frequently fatal intoxication of cattle fed on corn fodder that resembles pasteurellosis but is usually considered due to abnormalities in the nitrogen content of the fodder
2 : an acute encephalitic disease of horses fed on moldy corn fodder

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“Cornstalk disease.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cornstalk%20disease. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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