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milk fever

Definition:
A disease of pregnant and lactating cows and ewes leading to generalized paresis and death. The disease, which is characterized by hypocalcemia, occurs at or shortly after parturition in cows and within weeks before or after parturition in ewes.
Concept Schemes:
NALT Core
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt
Entry Terms:
  • parturient paresis
URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/23111
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RDF/XMLCreated 2006-01-19, last modified 2013-01-14