Definition of lumpy jaw in English:

lumpy jaw

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[mass noun]
  • Infection of the jaw with actinomycete bacteria, common in cattle.
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    • Lumpy jaw may be well advanced before external signs are visible.
    • Lumpy jaw may interfere with the animal's ability to eat.

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