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Related / Similar Words: Bacillus anthracis, splenic fever

 

Definition:
  • a species of Bacillus that causes anthrax in humans and in animals (cattle and swine and sheep and sheep and rabbits and mice and guinea pigs); can be used a bioweapon;
  • a disease of humans that is not communicable; caused by infection with Bacillus anthracis followed by septicemia;
  • a highly infectious animal disease (especially cattle and sheep); it can be transmitted to people;

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    Hyponyms: cutaneous anthrax, malignant pustule, pulmonary anthrax, inhalation anthrax, anthrax pneumonia, ragpicker's disease, ragsorter's disease, woolsorter's pneumonia, woolsorter's disease

     

    Language Translations:
    Croatian: antraks   Danish: miltbrand  
    Dutch: miltvuur   Esperanto: antrakso  
    Finnish: pernarutto   French: charbon  
    German: Milzbrand   Icelandic: miltisbrandur  
    Indonesian: antraks   Italian: antrace  
    Japanese: 炭疽症   Norwegian: miltbrann  
    Polish: wąglik   Portuguese: carbúnculo  
    Russian: сибирская язва   Serbian: prostrel  
    Spanish: carbunco   Swedish: mjältbrand  
    Ukrainian: сибірка  
     
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