lam·ziek·te (lamґzēk-te) [Afrikaans “lame-sickness”] a type of botulism seen in cattle in South Africa after they chew on infected or putrefying bones in an effort to compensate for a phosphorus deficiency.

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  • Lamziekte —   [laːm ziːktə, Afrikaans] die, , Botulismus bei Tieren …   Universal-Lexikon

  • lamziekte — lam·ziek·te …   English syllables

  • lamziekte — noun see lamsiekte …   Useful english dictionary

  • lam|siek|te — «LAHM SEEK tuh», noun. = lamziekte. (Cf. ↑lamziekte) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Botulism — An uncommon but potentially very serious illness, a type of food poisoning, that produces paralysis of muscles, via a nerve toxin called botulinum toxin ( botox ) that is manufactured by bacteria named Clostridium botulinum. There are various… …   Medical dictionary

  • Botulismus — Nahrungsmittelvergiftung * * * Bo|tu|lịs|mus 〈m.; ; unz.; Med.〉 Fleisch , Wurstvergiftung [zu lat. botulus „Wurst“] * * * Bo|tu|lịs|mus, der; [zu lat. botulus = Wurst] (Med.): Lebensmittelvergiftung, vor allem durch verdorbene Fleisch u.… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Clostridium botulinum — the agent causing botulism in humans and waterfowl, as well as limberneck in fowl, certain forms of forage poisoning in cattle and horses in Australia, and lamziekte in cattle in South Africa. It produces a powerful exotoxin that is resistant to… …   Medical dictionary

  • lam|ziek|te — «LAHM ZEEK tuh», noun. a paralytic disease of cattle in South Africa. It is a form of botulism. ╂[< Afrikaans lamziekte < Dutch lam lame + ziekte disease] …   Useful english dictionary