lamsiekte

noun
lam·​siek·​te | \ ˈlam-ˌsēk-tə How to pronounce lamsiekte (audio) , ˈläm- How to pronounce lamsiekte (audio) \
variants: or lamziekte \ -​ˌzēk-​ How to pronounce lamziekte (audio) \

Medical Definition of lamsiekte

: botulism of phosphorus-deficient cattle especially in southern Africa due to ingestion of bones and carrion containing clostridial toxins

called also lame sickness

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“Lamsiekte.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/lamsiekte. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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