Example: Peter the one-year-old spaniel, from Sheffield, has what is thought to be a rare neurological condition, that his owners have called 'fainting goat syndrome' as he faints stiff when he sees a duck or enjoys his walk too much. [The Telegraph (online), 19 June 2019]
fainting goat syndromeSugerir nueva palabra
myotonia congenita, a genetic condition that causes an animal's muscles to 'freeze' when it is excited or scared
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