limberneck

noun
lim·​ber·​neck | \ ˈlim-bər-ˌnek How to pronounce limberneck (audio) \

Medical Definition of limberneck

: a botulism of birds (especially poultry) characterized by paralysis of the neck muscles and pharynx that interferes with swallowing and with raising or controlling the head

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“Limberneck.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/limberneck. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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