scaly leg

noun
variants: also scaly legs

Medical Definition of scaly leg

: a disease of poultry that is transmitted by a mite of the genus Knemidokoptes (K. mutans) and that produces an abnormal rough hard scaliness on the featherless parts of the legs

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“Scaly leg.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/scaly%20leg. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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