beef measles

noun plural but singular or plural in construction

Medical Definition of beef measles

: the infestation of beef muscle by cysticerci of the beef tapeworm which make oval white vesicles giving a measly appearance to beef

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“Beef measles.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/beef%20measles. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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