liver rot

noun

Medical Definition of liver rot

: a disease that is caused by liver flukes especially in sheep and cattle and is marked by sluggishness, anemia, and wasting and by great local damage to the liver — see distomatosis — compare black disease

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“Liver rot.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/liver%20rot. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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