Salt poisoning

salt poisoning

An often fatal disease of animals, especially pigs fed on garbage, resulting from the ingestion of excessive quantities of ordinary table salt, sodium chloride; this usually does not occur if the animals have access to sufficient quantities of fresh drinking water.

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