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Grass tetany

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Grass tetany

a highly fatal disease of cows and sheep occurring generally during the first two weeks in the spring after the animals have been out on lush pastures; it is characterised by convulsions, hypomagnesaemia, and usually hypocalcaemia.

Synonym: wheat pasture poisoning.