[ muh-lib-duh-noh-sis ]
/ məˌlɪb dəˈnoʊ sɪs /

noun Veterinary Pathology.

a disease of ruminants, especially cattle, caused by dietary intake of excessive molybdenum with resultant copper deficiency, characterized by persistent diarrhea and, especially around the eyes, a fading of coat pigment.

Nearby words

  1. molvi,
  2. moly,
  3. molybdate,
  4. molybdate orange,
  5. molybdenite,
  6. molybdenous,
  7. molybdenum,
  8. molybdenum disulfide,
  9. molybdenum trioxide,
  10. molybdic

Origin of molybdenosis Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019