milk sickness

noun

Definition of milk sickness

  1. 1 :  an acute disease characterized by weakness, vomiting, and constipation and caused by eating dairy products or meat from cattle poisoned by various plants

  2. 2 :  tremble 2

1823

First Known Use of milk sickness

1823


Medical Dictionary

milk sickness

noun

Medical Definition of milk sickness

  1. :  an acute disease characterized by weakness, vomiting, and constipation and caused by eating dairy products or meat from cattle affected with trembles


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