Bloat

Excessive accumulation of gases in the rumen of an animal.

Bloat

(a.k.a. Malawi Bloat) A potentially fatal condition caused by flagellates (protozoan parasites) proliferating in the intestines. Symptoms include loss of appetite, white, trailing feces, and bloated appearance. Common in African cichlids.
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bloat

[n] - swelling of the rumen or intestinal tract of domestic animals caused by excessive gas 2. [v] - make bloated or swollen 3. [v] - become bloated or swollen or puff up
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Bloat

• (v. t.) To make turgid, as with water or air; to cause a swelling of the surface of, from effusion of serum in the cellular tissue, producing a morbid enlargement, often accompanied with softness. • (n.) A term of contempt for a worthless, dissipated fellow. • (v. i.) To grow turgid as by effusion of liquid in the cellular tissue; ...
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bloat

noun swelling of the rumen or intestinal tract of domestic animals caused by excessive gas
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Bloat

[Wild Cards] Bloat is a fictional character from the Wild Cards series of books. He was created for the books by Stephen Leigh. An adolescent boy transformed by the Wild Card virus into a monstrous Joker, he resembles a tiny human torso atop a massively bloated sluglike body. Introduced in One-Eyed Jacks as Governor of the Rox he comes to p...
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Bloat

Bloat (blōt) transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Bloated ; present participle & verbal noun Bloating .] [ Confer Icelandic blotna to become soft, blautr soft, wet, Swedish blöt soft, blöta ...
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Bloat

Bloat adjective Bloated. [ R.] Shak.
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Bloat

Bloat intransitive verb To grow turgid as by effusion of liquid in the cellular tissue; to puff out; to swell. Arbuthnot.
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Bloat

Bloat noun A term of contempt for a worthless, dissipated fellow. [ Slang]
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Bloat

Bloat transitive verb To dry (herrings) in smoke. See Blote .
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bloat

1. Abdominal distention from swallowed air or intestinal gas from fermentation. ... 2. Distention of the rumen of cattle, caused by the accumulation of gases of fermentation, particularly likely to occur when the animals are pastured on rich legume grasses; if unrelieved, the condition may quickly lead to death. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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Bloat

Also known as gastric dilation, a flatulent digestive disturbance of domestic animals and especially cattle marked by abdominal bloating. Most common in deep-chested dogs and can rapidly lead to death if untreated.
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BLOAT

An excessive accumulation of gas in the rumen and reticulum, resulting in distension of the abdomen.
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Bloat

Bloat is contemptuous slang for a worthless, dissipated person.
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bloat

bloat, excessive accumulation of gases in the rumen, the first stomach of a cud-chewing animal. Bloat is probably formed to a large extent by bacterial action. It occurs in all ruminants, but is most common in cattle; it appears typically in animals that graze on newly developed, highly productive, ...
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bloat

disorder of ruminant animals involving distention of the rumen, the first of the four divisions of the stomach, with gas of fermentation. Bloated ... [1 related articles]
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BLOAT

Distension of the stomach.
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Bloat

excessive accumulation of gases in the rumen of an animal.
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Bloat

Gastric dilation-volvulus; distension of the stomach.
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Bloat

Gastric dilation-volvulus; distension of the stomach.
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bloat

Type: Term Pronunciation: blōt, blōt′ing Definitions: 1. Abdominal distention from swallowed air or intestinal gas from fermentation. 2. Distention of the rumen of cattle, caused by the accumulation of gases of fermentation, particularly likely to occur when the animals are pastured on rich legume grasses; if unrelieved, the conditi...
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