perosis


perosis
pe·ro·sis pə-'rō-səs n, pl pe·ro·ses -.sēz a disorder of poultry that is characterized by leg deformity and is caused by a deficiency of vitamins (as biotin or choline) or minerals (as manganese) in the diet called also hock disease, slipped tendon

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pe·ro·sis (pə-roґsis) a disease of chicks marked by bone deformities, associated with deficiency of dietary factors such as choline and manganese. perotic adj

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  • perosis — ▪ bird disease       a disorder of chicks (chicken), turkey poults, and young swans (swan), characterized by enlargement of the hock, twisted metatarsi (metatarsal), and slipped tendons (tendon); it can be largely eliminated by adding manganese… …   Universalium

  • perosis — n. disease that affects fowl …   English contemporary dictionary

  • perosis — pe·ro·sis …   English syllables

  • perosis — /pəˈroʊsəs/ (say puh rohsuhs) noun a condition of poultry caused by manganese deficiency leading to malformed young birds and poor egg production in older ones; spraddle legs. {Greek: literally, disabling in the limb} …   Australian English dictionary

  • perosis — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Alessandro Moreschi — ca. 1875 Alessandro Moreschi (* 11. November 1858 in Monte Compatri; † 21. April 1922 in Rom) war päpstlicher Sänger der Sixtinischen Kapelle, einer der letzten Kastratensänger und zugleich der einzige, von dem heute noch Tonaufnahmen vorliegen.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Don Lorenzo Perosi — Don Perosi, mit seiner Cappella Sistina (c. 1905.) Monsignor Lorenzo Perosi (* 21. Dezember [1] 1872 in Tortona, Piemont; † 12. Oktober 1956 in Rom) war einer der gefeiertsten und produktivsten …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Lorenzo Perosi — Don Perosi, mit seiner Cappella Sistina (c. 1905.) Monsignor Lorenzo Perosi (* 21. Dezember [1] 1872 in Tortona, Piemont; † 12. Oktober 1956 in Rom) war katholischer Priester und …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • hock disease — n PEROSIS * * * perosis …   Medical dictionary

  • slipped tendon — n PEROSIS * * * perosis …   Medical dictionary