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lumpy jaw

noun, Pathology, Veterinary Pathology
Origin of lumpy jaw
1885-90, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The cows are known to be free from tuberculosis, actinomycosis (lumpy jaw), and foot and mouth disease.

    The Mother and Her Child William S. Sadler
British Dictionary definitions for lumpy jaw

lumpy jaw

(vet science) a nontechnical name for actinomycosis
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