woolsorter's disease

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noun wool·sort·er's disease \ˈwu̇l-ˌsȯr-tərz-\

Definition of woolsorter's disease

  1. :  pulmonary anthrax resulting especially from inhalation of bacterial spores from contaminated wool or hair

1880

First Known Use of woolsorter's disease

1880


Medical Dictionary

woolsorter's disease

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noun wool·sort·er's disease \ˈwu̇l-ˌsȯrt-ərz-\

Medical Definition of woolsorter's disease

  1. :  pulmonary anthrax resulting especially from inhalation of bacterial spores from contaminated wool or hair


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