pulpy kidney disease

variants: or pulpy kidney

Definition of pulpy kidney disease

: a destructive enterotoxemia of lambs caused by clostridia (especially Clostridium welchii) and characterized by softening and degeneration of the kidneys and often by accumulation of fluid about the heart

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“Pulpy kidney disease.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pulpy%20kidney%20disease. Accessed 19 Feb. 2020.

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