[ buhm-buh l-foo t ]
/ ˈbʌm bəlˌfʊt /
noun Veterinary Pathology.
a swelling, sometimes purulent, of the ball of the foot in fowl.
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Origin of bumblefoot
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vet science an inflammatory condition of the feet of birds, usually caused by an infection
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