pulpy kidney

noun

Medical Definition of pulpy kidney

: a destructive enterotoxemia of lambs caused by a bacterium of the genus Clostridium (C. perfingens) and characterized by softening and degeneration of the kidneys and often by accumulation of fluid about the heart

called also pulpy kidney disease

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“Pulpy kidney.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pulpy%20kidney. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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