DUMPS(redirected from in the dumps)
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a lethal inherited disorder of Holstein cattle that causes infertility. The name is an acronym of Deficiency of Uridine MonoPhosphate Synthetase, the enzyme which participates in the reaction which converts orotate to uridine 5′-monophosphate. Individuals having the homozygous recessive genotype die at about 40 days of gestation.