staggers

staggers
  Disabling neurological disease of cattle caused by ingesting cycad toxin.
  See also crampy, wobbles.

Expanded glossary of Cycad terms . 2014.

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  • Staggers — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Harley Orrin Staggers (1907–1991), US amerikanischer Politiker Harley Orrin Staggers Jr. (* 1951), US amerikanischer Politiker Staggers steht als Kurzname außerdem für: The Incredible Staggers, eine… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Staggers — may refer to: *The Staggers Rail Act of 1980 *Slang for decompression sickness …   Wikipedia

  • staggers — 1. n. liquor. □ He couldn’t seem to get enough staggers. □ She poured herself a huge glass of staggers and mumbled something about cough medicine. 2. the staggers n. drunkenness; the delirium tremens. (Always with the in this sense.) □ …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • staggers — noun any of various diseases of animals that affects the nervous system, characterized by a lack of control of the limbs :staggers and jags, slang for delirium tremens or extreme inebriation …   Wiktionary

  • staggers — A form of decompression sickness in which vertigo, mental confusion, and muscular weakness are the chief symptoms. * * * stag·gers stag ərz n pl 1) sing or pl in constr any of various abnormal conditions of domestic mamma …   Medical dictionary

  • staggers — plural noun [usu. treated as sing.] 1》 a diseased condition of farm animals manifested by staggering or loss of balance. 2》 (the staggers) the inability to stand or walk steadily …   English new terms dictionary

  • staggers — /ˈstægəz/ (say staguhz) noun 1. Also, blind staggers. a disease of the central nervous system in horses and some other animals, which causes loss of muscular coordination, an unsteady gait and even falling. 2. any of certain diseases marked by… …  

  • staggers — noun a disease of the central nervous system affecting especially horses and cattle; characterized by an unsteady swaying gait and frequent falling • Syn: ↑blind staggers • Hypernyms: ↑animal disease …   Useful english dictionary

  • Staggers Rail Act — The Staggers Rail Act of 1980 (See Public Law 96 448), signed into law by President Jimmy Carter on October 14, deregulated the railroad industry (to a significant extent)and replaced the regulatory structure that existed since the 1887… …   Wikipedia

  • Staggers Act — Der Staggers Rail Act ist ein am 14. Oktober 1980 von US Präsident Jimmy Carter unterzeichnetes Gesetz. Mit dem Gesetz wurde eine umfassende Deregulierung der amerikanischen Eisenbahnindustrie eingeleitet und die Bestimmungen des Interstate… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Staggers Rail Act — Der Staggers Rail Act ist ein am 14. Oktober 1980 von US Präsident Jimmy Carter unterzeichnetes Bundesgesetz in den Vereinigten Staaten. Mit dem Gesetz wurde eine umfassende Deregulierung der amerikanischen Eisenbahnindustrie eingeleitet und die… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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