grapes

noun plural
\ ˈgrāps How to pronounce grapes (audio) \

Medical Definition of grapes

1 : a cluster of raw red nodules of granulation tissue in the hollow of the fetlock of horses that is characteristic of advanced or chronic grease heel
2 plural in form but usually singular in construction : tuberculous disease of the pleura in cattle

called also grape disease

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“Grapes.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/grapes. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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