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- noun Poisoning, especially of livestock, caused by ingesting selenium found in some plants, in the soil, or in some microorganisms.
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selenium poisoning, especially of livestock, by selenium naturally occurring in plantsand the soil
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selen- + -osis
Exceeding the Tolerable Upper Intake Level for selenium of 400 micrograms per day can lead to selenosis.