Meaning of molybdenosis


Pronunciation: (mu-lib"du-nō'sis), [key]
— n. Vet. Pathol.
  1. a disease of ruminants, esp. cattle, caused by dietary intake of excessive molybdenum with resultant copper deficiency, characterized by persistent diarrhea and, esp. around the eyes, a fading of coat pigment.
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