Meaning of enterotoxemia


Pronunciation: (en"tu-rō-tok-sē'mē-u), [key]
— n.
  1. a systemic disease of livestock, caused by intestinal toxins of the bacterium Clostridium perfringens, characterized by diarrhea and convulsions, and usually rapidly fatal.
  2. (not in technical use) diarrhea in domestic rabbits.
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