Medical Dictionary


noun an·thrax \ˈan-ˌthraks\
plural an·thra·ces \-thrə-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of ANTHRAX

:  an infectious disease of warm-blooded animals (as cattle and sheep) caused by a spore-forming bacterium (Bacillus anthracis), transmissible to humans especially by the handling of infected products (as hair), and characterized by external ulcerating nodules or by lesions in the lungs


July 28, 2015
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