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foot rot

n.
1. A degenerative bacterial infection of the feet in certain hoofed animals, especially cattle or sheep, often resulting in loss of the hoof.
2. A fungal disease of plants in which the stem or trunk rots at its base.

foot rot

n
(Veterinary Science) vet science See rot111

foot′ rot`


n.
1. an infection of sheep and cattle, causing inflammatory changes in the area of the hoofs.
2. a disease of plants, affecting the base of the stem or trunk.
[1800–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.foot rot - contagious degenerative infection of the feet of hoofed animals (especially cattle and sheep)
animal disease - a disease that typically does not affect human beings
2.foot rot - plant disease in which the stem or trunk rots at the base
plant disease - a disease that affects plants
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