enterotoxemia

noun
en·​tero·​tox·​emia
variants: or chiefly British enterotoxaemia \ ˌent-​ə-​rō-​ˌtäk-​ˈsē-​mē-​ə How to pronounce enterotoxemia (audio) \

Medical Definition of enterotoxemia

: a disease (as pulpy kidney disease of lambs) attributed to absorption of a toxin from the intestine

called also overeating disease

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“Enterotoxemia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/enterotoxemia. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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