grass sickness

noun

: a frequently fatal disease of grazing horses of unknown cause that affects gastrointestinal functioning by causing difficulty in swallowing, interruption of peristalsis, and fecal impaction

called also grass disease

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“Grass sickness.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/grass%20sickness. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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