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fescue foot

noun, Veterinary Pathology
1.
a disease of the feet of cattle associated with feeding on certain fungus-infested fescue grasses, characterized by lameness and sometimes leading to gangrene.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50
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Examples for fescue foot
  • Infected fescue plants produce alkaloids that cause fescue foot, bovine fat disorder, and fescue toxicosis disorders in livestock.

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