sand colic

noun
variants: or less commonly sand disease

Definition of sand colic

: distention with resulting catarrh of the stomach and small intestines in horses and cattle caused by the ingestion of sand with feed and water

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“Sand colic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sand%20colic. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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