[ făg′ō-pī′rĭz′əm, fə-gŏp′ə- ]
Photosensitization, mainly in cattle and sheep, caused by ingestion of buckwheat (Fagopyrum esculentum) and characterized by irritation of the skin, edema, and a serous exudate.
Words nearby fagopyrism
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