hypomagnesemic tetany

hypomagnesemic tetany
lactation t. 2. hypomagnesemia in calves fed only milk (which lacks magnesium); it is often fatal, with symptoms like those of lactation tetany in cows.

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  • lactation tetany — n MILK FEVER (1) * * * 1. an often fatal condition seen in cows and sheep in the first few weeks after lactation has begun, when they are turned out into lush pastures, due to deficiency of magnesium in the diet. Symptoms include muscular spasms… …   Medical dictionary

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