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aphosphorosis

noun aphos·pho·ro·sis \ ˌā-ˌfäs-fə-ˈrō-səs \

medical Definition of aphosphorosis

plural aphosphoroses play \-ˌsēz\
: 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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