pregnancy disease

noun

: a form of ketosis affecting pregnant ewes that is marked by listlessness, staggering, and collapse and is especially frequent in ewes carrying twins or triplets

called also twin disease, twin-lamb disease

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“Pregnancy disease.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pregnancy%20disease. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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