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Sweet

(swēt),
Robert Douglas, 20th-century English dermatologist. See: Sweet disease.

sweet

[AS. swete, sweet]
1. Pleasing to the taste or smell. See: taste
2. Containing or derived from sugar.
3. Free from excess of acid, sulfur, or corrosive salts.

sweet

opposite of sour.

sweet birch oil
see methyl salicylate.
sweet buckeye tree
aesculusoctandra.
sweet clover
sweet feed
a mixture of rolled grain and molasses used to tempt convalescent horses and cattle.
sweet grass
panicumschinzii.
sweet itch
an intensely itchy dermatitis of horses caused by hypersensitivity to the bites of Culicoides spp. The lesions are worst in the summer months and most evident along the middle of the back. The skin is thickened and the hair is missing. Called also Queensland itch. See equine allergic dermatitis.
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Sweet itch (Queensland itch) on the neck of a horse. By permission from Pascoe R, Knottenbelt DC, Manual of Equine Dermatology, Saunders, 1999
sweet oil
olive oil.
sweet pea
lathyrusodoratus.
sweet potato
ipomoeabatatas.
sweet vernal grass
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