molybdenosis

[ 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.

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