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Disease Milk Sickness

Name Milk Sickness
Synonym Sickness, Milk
Definition An acute, often fatal disease caused by the ingestion of milk, milk products, or the flesh of cattle or sheep which have a disease known as trembles. It is marked by weakness, anorexia, vomiting, constipation, and sometimes muscular tremors. It is caused by poisoning by white snakeroot (Eupatorium rugosum) and the rayless goldenrod (Haplopappus heterophyllus). (From Dorland, 27th ed)
MeSH® ID D018602

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DiseasesChemically-Induced Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Poisoning Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Plant Poisoning Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Milk Sickness

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