liver rot


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liver rot

n.
Infestation with liver flukes, especially in sheep and cattle.
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Noun1.liver rot - a disease of the liver (especially in sheep and cattle) caused by liver flukes and their by-productsliver rot - a disease of the liver (especially in sheep and cattle) caused by liver flukes and their by-products
animal disease - a disease that typically does not affect human beings
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