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.

molybden(um) + -osis Unabridged
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