lumpy jaw

noun

: actinomycosis
especially : actinomycosis of the head in cattle

Word History

First Known Use

1890, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of lumpy jaw was in 1890

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“Lumpy jaw.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lumpy%20jaw. Accessed 9 Dec. 2022.

Medical Definition

lumpy jaw

noun
variants also lump jaw
: actinomycosis
especially : actinomycosis of the head in cattle
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