locoism


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lo·co·ism

 (lō′kō-ĭz′əm)
n.
A disease of livestock caused by locoweed poisoning and characterized by weakness, lack of coordination, partial paralysis, and often death.

locoism

(ˈləʊkəʊˌɪzəm)
n
(Pathology) another word for loco disease

lo•co•ism

(ˈloʊ koʊˌɪz əm)

n.
a disease chiefly of sheep, horses, and cattle, caused by the eating of locoweed and characterized by weakness, impaired vision, irregular behavior, and paralysis.

locoism

a disease, chiefly of farm animals, characterized by paralysis and impaired vision and caused by eating locoweed.
See also: Animals
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Noun1.locoism - a disease of livestock caused by locoweed poisoning; characterized by weakness and lack of coordination and trembling and partial paralysis
animal disease - a disease that typically does not affect human beings