fagopyrism

fagopyrism

[‚fa·gō′pī‚riz·əm]
(veterinary medicine)
Photosensitization of the skin and mucous membranes, accompanied by convulsions; produced especially in sheep and swine by feeding on the buckwheat plant, Fagopyrum sagittatum, or clovers and grasses containing flavin or carotene and xanthophyll.
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