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  Definition of anthrax
  1. 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
  2. a disease of humans that is not communicable; caused by infection with Bacillus anthracis followed by septicemia
  3. a highly infectious animal disease (especially cattle and sheep); it can be transmitted to people
Similar Words: Bacillus anthracis, splenic fever

 

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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