runt disease

noun

: graft-versus-host disease produced experimentally in laboratory animals that is characterized especially by severely retarded growth and is often fatal

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“Runt disease.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/runt%20disease. Accessed 9 Dec. 2022.

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