Relating to anthrax.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Anthracic — An*thrac ic, a. Of or relating to anthrax; as, anthracic blood. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • anthracic — / thrasˈik/ adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑anthrax …   Useful english dictionary

  • anthrax — 1. A disease in humans caused by infection by cutaneous a. (q.v.) followed by septicemia with the bacterium Bacillus anthracis from infected animals through skin; marked by hemorrhage and serous effusions in various organs and body cavities and… …   Medical dictionary

  • anthrax — /ˈænθræks / (say anthraks) noun (plural anthraces /ˈænθrəsiz/ (say anthruhseez)) 1. a malignant infectious disease of cattle, sheep, and other animals and of humans, caused by Bacillus anthracis. 2. a malignant carbuncle which is the diagnostic… …   Australian English dictionary

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