mastitis mastitis


  • (n) inflammation of a breast (or udder)


  1. It causes superficial skin lesions such as boils and styes; more serious infections such as pneumonia, mastitis, and urinary tract infections.
  2. At Eau Claire, he leaned back against a table and talked with cracker-barrel familiarity to local farmers about mastitis, Bang's disease and silage.


  • Kahrs: Bovine mastitis

    Dear Dr. Bob: Please tell us about mastitis. RESPONSE: Mastitis means inflammation of the udder (mammary gland.) Mastitis occurs in goats and sheep but is most common in dairy cattle.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The St. Augustine Record

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