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swelled head

a disease of rams, a form of malignant edema caused by Clostridium septicum or other Clostridia spp. The swelling and emphysema are present only on the head and neck. The disease is thought to occur as a result of fighting. Called also ovine bighead.

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It's the thing that kept me grounded and kept me focused and kept me from getting a big, swelled head about all the stuff that was going on - all of which was very great, but I don't know what my response to it would've been if I hadn't had this particular thing to concentrate on.
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