anthrax

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From Ancient Greek ἄνθραξ ‎(ánthrax).

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anthrax ‎(uncountable)

  1. (pathology) An acute infectious disease of herbivores, especially sheep and cattle, caused by Bacillus anthracis
  2. The human disease that can occur in humans through contact with infected herbivores, tissue from infected animals, or high concentrations of anthrax spores, but is not usually spread between humans, with symptoms including lesions on the skin or in the lungs, often fatal.

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anthrax m

  1. anthrax (an acute infectious bacterial disease of herbivores, especially sheep and cattle, which can occur in humans)

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἄνθραξ ‎(ánthrax).

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Noun[edit]

anthrax m ‎(genitive anthracis); third declension

  1. cinnabar
  2. a virulent ulcer

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Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative anthrax anthracēs
genitive anthracis anthracum
dative anthracī anthracibus
accusative anthracem anthracēs
ablative anthrace anthracibus
vocative anthrax anthracēs