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black·leg

n :  an enzootic usu. fatal toxemia esp. of young cattle caused by toxins produced by an anaerobic soil bacterium of the genus Clostridium (C. chauvoei syn. C. feseri) - called also black quarter , quarter evil , quarter ill , symptomatic anthrax  - compare BLACK DISEASE MALIGNANT EDEMA  .
 
   

 
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