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molybdenosis

[muh-lib-duh-noh-sis] /məˌlɪb dəˈnoʊ sɪs/
noun, Veterinary Pathology
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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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  • molybdenosis in livestock, however, is a significant toxicologic problem in many areas.

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