paralytic rabies

noun

: rabies in which paralysis is the predominant symptom and that is characterized by muscle weakness typically beginning in the bitten extremity and spreading to the rest of the body often in an ascending pattern

called also dumb rabies

compare furious rabies

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“Paralytic rabies.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/paralytic%20rabies. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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