white muscle disease

noun

Medical Definition of white muscle disease

: a degenerative muscle disease of young domestic animals (as lambs and calves) that is caused by a dietary deficiency of selenium or vitamin E — see stiff-lamb disease

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“White muscle disease.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/white%20muscle%20disease. Accessed 29 Sep. 2022.

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