aphosphorosis

noun
aphos·​pho·​ro·​sis | \ ˌā-ˌfäs-fə-ˈrō-səs How to pronounce aphosphorosis (audio) \
plural aphosphoroses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce aphosphorosis (audio) \

Medical Definition of aphosphorosis

: a deficiency disease especially of domestic cattle caused by inadequate intake of dietary phosphorus and marked by lameness, scouring, and loss of appetite

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“Aphosphorosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/aphosphorosis. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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