loco disease

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loco disease

[′lō·kō di‚zēz]
(veterinary medicine)
Poisoning in livestock resulting from ingestion of selenium-containing plants (loco weed); characterized by atrophy, delirium, convulsions, and stupor, often terminating in death.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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