TITLE

locoweed

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1264
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition for the term locoweed is presented. Locoweed refers to a poisonous plant from the bean family that causes behavioral, visual, and gait disturbances, usually in cattle. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.
ACCESSION #
21234443

 

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