Complete Definition of "anthrax"

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Noun
anthrax

  1. pathology An acute infectious bacterial disease of herbivores, especially sheep and cattle. It can occur in humans through contact with infected animals, tissue from infected animals, or high concentrations of anthrax spores, but is not usually spread between humans. Symptoms include lesions on the skin or in the lungs, and is often fatal.

Synonyms
splenic fever

Translations
trans-top|disease
Croatian: t-|hr|antraks|m, t-|hr|bedrenica|f
Czech: t-|cs|anthrax
Danish: miltbrand
Dutch: miltvuur
Esperanto: antrakso
Finnish: t+|fi|pernarutto
French: t+|fr|charbon
German: Milzbrand
Icelandic: miltisbrandur
Indonesian: t-|id|antraks|xs=Indonesian
Italian: t+|it|antrace
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Japanese: 炭疽症 (たんそしょう, tansoshō)
North Sami: dáđvesonahat, dávdesonahat
Norwegian: miltbrann
Polish: wąglik
Portuguese: carbúnculo
Russian: сибирская язва (sibírskaja jázva) f
Serbian: prostrel, crni prišt
Spanish: t+|es|carbunco
Swedish: mjältbrand
Ukrainian: сибірка
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Category:Veterinary medicine

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