staggers

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staggers

1. a form of vertigo associated with decompression sickness
2. a disease of horses and some other domestic animals characterized by a swaying unsteady gait, caused by infection, toxins, or lesions of the central nervous system

staggers

[′stag·ərz]
(veterinary medicine)
Any of various diseases of livestock, sheep, and horses manifested by lack of coordination in movement and a staggering gait.