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A disease of livestock caused by locoweed poisoning and characterized by weakness, lack of coordination, partial paralysis, and often death.
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(Pathology) another word for loco disease
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lo•co•ism(ˈloʊ koʊˌɪz əm)
a disease chiefly of sheep, horses, and cattle, caused by the eating of locoweed and characterized by weakness, impaired vision, irregular behavior, and paralysis.
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a disease, chiefly of farm animals, characterized by paralysis and impaired vision and caused by eating locoweed.See also: Animals
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|Noun||1.||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
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