noun ta·ko·sis \təˈkōsə̇s, taˈk-\

Definition of takosis



  1. :  a bacterial wasting disease of goats that is marked by diarrhea, pneumonic symptoms, and emaciation and is often fatal

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Origin and Etymology of takosis

New Latin, from Greek tak- (akin to Greek tēkein to melt) + New Latin -osis — more at thaw

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to criticize severely

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