enterotoxemia

noun
en·​tero·​tox·​emia
variants: or chiefly British enterotoxaemia \ˌent-​ə-​rō-​ˌtäk-​ˈsē-​mē-​ə \

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

Learn More about enterotoxemia

Share enterotoxemia

Comments on enterotoxemia

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

WORD OF THE DAY

to enclose within walls

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Late Autumn 2018 Words of the Day Quiz

  • frosted-autumn-leaves
  • Which is a synonym of yahoo?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

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!