mal de caderas

noun

mal de ca·​de·​ras ˌmal-də-kə-ˈder-əs How to pronounce mal de caderas (audio)
: an infectious disease of horses in South America caused by a protozoan parasite of the genus Trypanosoma (T. equinum) in the blood and characterized by rapid emaciation, anemia, blood-colored urine, paresis, and edema

called also derrengadera

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“Mal de caderas.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/mal%20de%20caderas. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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