anthrax

anthrax
Synonyms and related words:
African lethargy, Asiatic cholera, Chagres fever, German measles, Haverhill fever, Minamata disease, Texas fever, acute articular rheumatism, ague, alkali disease, altitude sickness, amebiasis, amebic dysentery, anoxemia, anoxia, anoxic anoxia, aphthous fever, bacillary dysentery, bastard measles, bighead, black death, black fever, black lung, black quarter, blackleg, blackwater, blackwater fever, blind staggers, bloody flux, breakbone fever, broken wind, brucellosis, bubonic plague, cachectic fever, caisson disease, cattle plague, cerebral rheumatism, charbon, chicken pox, chilblain, cholera, cowpox, dandy fever, decompression sickness, deer fly fever, dengue, dengue fever, diphtheria, distemper, dumdum fever, dysentery, elephantiasis, encephalitis lethargica, enteric fever, erysipelas, famine fever, five-day fever, flu, foot-and-mouth disease, frambesia, frostbite, gapes, glanders, glandular fever, grippe, hansenosis, heaves, hepatitis, herpes, herpes simplex, herpes zoster, histoplasmosis, hog cholera, hoof-and-mouth disease, hookworm, hydrophobia, immersion foot, infantile paralysis, infectious mononucleosis, inflammatory rheumatism, influenza, itai, jail fever, jet lag, jungle rot, kala azar, kissing disease, lead poisoning, lepra, leprosy, leptospirosis, liver rot, loa loa, loaiasis, lockjaw, loco, loco disease, locoism, mad staggers, madness, malaria, malarial fever, malignant catarrh, malignant catarrhal fever, malignant pustule, mange, marsh fever, measles, megrims, meningitis, mercury poisoning, milzbrand, motion sickness, mumps, ornithosis, osteomyelitis, paratuberculosis, paratyphoid fever, parotitis, parrot fever, pertussis, pip, pneumoconiosis, pneumonia, polio, poliomyelitis, polyarthritis rheumatism, ponos, pseudotuberculosis, psittacosis, quarter evil, rabbit fever, rabies, radiation sickness, radionecrosis, rat-bite fever, red-out, relapsing fever, rheumatic fever, rickettsialpox, rinderpest, ringworm, rot, rubella, rubeola, scabies, scarlatina, scarlet fever, schistosomiasis, septic sore throat, sheep rot, shingles, sleeping sickness, sleepy sickness, smallpox, snail fever, splenic fever, spotted fever, staggers, strep throat, stringhalt, sunstroke, swamp fever, swine dysentery, tetanus, the bends, thrush, tinea, trench fever, trench foot, trench mouth, tuberculosis, tularemia, typhoid, typhoid fever, typhus, typhus fever, undulant fever, vaccinia, varicella, variola, venereal disease, viral dysentery, whooping cough, yaws, yellow fever, yellow jack, zona, zoster

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  • Anthrax — Основная информация …   Википедия

  • anthrax — [ ɑ̃traks ] n. m. • antrac 1495; mot lat. et gr. ♦ Amas de plusieurs furoncles, avec nécrose de la partie centrale. ⊗ HOM. Entraxe. ● anthrax nom masculin (grec anthraks, charbon, ulcère) Agglomérat de plusieurs furoncles formant de gros nodules… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Anthrax — (Άνθραξ), griechisch für Kohle, bezeichnet: Anthrax (Band), eine Thrash Metal Band Anthrazit eine hochwertige Kohlesorte Milzbrand, eine Infektionskrankheit Anthrax (Gattung), eine Gattung der Wollschweber Karbunkel Siehe auch:  Wiktionary:… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • ANTHRAX — Graece Α῎νθραξ, nomen ardentium gemmarum quarum principatum obtinet, qui Anthrax proprie dictus est. Strabo l. 15. de India, Φέρει δὲ καὶ λιθίαν ἡ χῶρα πολυτελῆ κρυςτάλλων, καὶ ἀνθράκων παντοίων, ἔτι δὲ καὶ μαργαριτῶν: ubi nomine κρυςτάλλων,… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • anthrax — (n.) late 14c., any severe boil or carbuncle, from Latin, from Gk. anthrax charcoal, live coal, also carbuncle, of unknown origin. Specific sense of the malignant disease in sheep and cattle (and occasionally humans) is from 1876 …   Etymology dictionary

  • anthrax — ► NOUN ▪ a serious bacterial disease of sheep and cattle, able to be transmitted to humans. ORIGIN Greek anthrax coal, carbuncle …   English terms dictionary

  • anthrax — [an′thraks΄] n. pl. anthraces [an′thrə sēz΄] [ME antrax < L anthrax, virulent ulcer < Gr (burning) coal, hence ulcer, carbuncle] 1. an infectious hemorrhagic disease of wild and domesticated animals, esp. cattle and sheep, which is caused… …   English World dictionary

  • Anthrax — An thrax, n. [L., fr. Gr. ? coal, carbuncle.] 1. (Med.) (a) A carbuncle. (b) A malignant pustule. [1913 Webster] 2. (Biol.) A microscopic, bacterial organism ({Bacillus anthracis}), resembling transparent rods. [See Illust. under {Bacillus}.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Anthrax [1] — Anthrax (gr.), 1) Kohle, daher viele Zusammensetzungen mit Anthrak....; 2) älterer Name des Rubins; 3) (Med.), eine Geschwulst, bestehend aus einer unter der Haut befindlichen umschriebenen Entzündung des Zellgewebes u. fast immer in Brand… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Anthrax [2] — Anthrax, so v.w. Trauerfliege, s. Schwebfliegen …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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