bottle jaw

noun

: a pendulous edematous condition of the tissues under the lower jaw in cattle and sheep resulting from infestation with bloodsucking gastrointestinal parasites (as of the genus Haemonchus)

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“Bottle jaw.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/bottle%20jaw. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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