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grass tetany

n :  a disease of cattle and esp. milk cows marked by tetanic staggering, convulsions, coma, and frequently death and caused by reduction of blood calcium and magnesium when overeating on lush pasture - called also hypomagnesia  - compare MILK FEVER2 STAGGERS1   .

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