trem·​bles | \ ˈtrem-bəlz How to pronounce trembles (audio) \

Medical Definition of trembles

: severe poisoning of livestock and especially cattle by a toxic alcohol present in a snakeroot (Eupatorium rugosum) and several rayless goldenrods (especially Haplopappus heterophyllus) that is characterized by muscular tremors, weakness, and constipation

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