seneciosis

noun
se·​ne·​ci·​o·​sis | \ si-ˌnē-sē-ˈō-səs How to pronounce seneciosis (audio) \
plural senecioses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce senecioses (audio) \

Medical Definition of seneciosis

: a frequently fatal intoxication especially of livestock feeding on plants of the genus Senecio that is marked by intense acute or chronic necrosis and cirrhosis of the liver

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