blind staggers

noun plural but singular or plural in construction
blind stag·​gers | \ -ˈstag-ərz How to pronounce blind staggers (audio) \

Medical Definition of blind staggers

: a severe form of selenosis characterized especially by impairment of vision, an unsteady gait, and a tendency of the affected animal to stand with the forehead pressing against an immovable obstacle also : a similar condition not caused by selenium poisoning

Learn More about blind staggers

Cite this Entry

“Blind staggers.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/blind%20staggers. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

Comments on blind staggers

What made you want to look up blind staggers? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Here Be Dragons: A Creature Identification Quiz

  • monster werewolf photo
  • Which is a synonym of werewolf?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!