crotalism

noun

cro·​ta·​lism -ᵊl-ˌiz-əm How to pronounce crotalism (audio)
: the poisoning or poisoned condition of animals caused by eating a leguminous plant (Crotalaria sagittalis) or other plants of the same genus in the field or as hay

called also crotalariosis

compare walkabout disease

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“Crotalism.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/crotalism. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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