hump sore

noun

: infestation of the skin of Zebu cattle by a filarial worm of the genus Stephanofilaria (S. assamensis)
also : the hide-damaging lesions caused by such infestation especially about the hump and neck

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“Hump sore.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hump%20sore. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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