creeps

noun plural
\ ˈkrēps How to pronounce creeps (audio) \

Medical Definition of creeps

: a deficiency disease especially of sheep and cattle associated with an abnormal calcium-phosphorus ratio in the diet and characterized by progressive anemia, painful softening of the bones, and a stiff slow gait

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“Creeps.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/creeps. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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