sweet clover disease

noun

Medical Definition of sweet clover disease

: a hemorrhagic diathesis of sheep and cattle feeding on improperly cured sweet clover (genus Melilotus of the family Leguminosae) containing excess quantities of dicumarol

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“Sweet clover disease.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/sweet%20clover%20disease. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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