noun, plural an·thra·ces [an-thruh-seez]. /ˈæn θrəˌsiz/. Pathology.
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The nomads’ cattle would be immunized against brucellosis and anthrax bacterial infections.A new polio vaccine joins the fight to vanquish the paralyzing disease|Aimee Cunningham|January 8, 2021|Science News
A military vaccine for inhalation anthrax—impossible to test because hardly anyone gets that disease—was cleared in that way.One doctor’s campaign to stop a covid-19 vaccine being rushed through before Election Day|David Rotman|October 19, 2020|MIT Technology Review
The only other vaccine that has ever received an EUA was an anthrax vaccine, but it’s not a useful comparison because the vaccine was already in use and the 2005 authorization was granted to allow the US.
The son is reportedly part of a new generation of young drug lords who called themselves “the Anthrax Group.”
Where better to test cultures of anthrax, typhoid, plague and tularemia than on an island in a sea in the middle of the desert?
As a result of the small size of the spores, anthrax is virtually impossible to see, smell, or taste.
News that 75 government scientists had been exposed to anthrax in Atlanta sent shivers up the spine of the science world Thursday.
“Anthrax could be released in a city, quietly, without anyone knowing,” the narrator says.
Around it I find only some scanty relics of its meals, consisting chiefly of Anthrax-wings, half-diaphanous and half-clouded.More Hunting Wasps|J. Henri Fabre
Plague, anthrax, yellow fever, cannot exist in one country without harm to all.The Ethics of Coperation|James Hayden Tufts
Pick off any colonies resembling those of anthrax and subcultivate on all the ordinary laboratory media.The Elements of Bacteriological Technique|John William Henry Eyre
It has been suggested that the horse flies carry anthrax, and their bites sometimes cause malignant pustules.Book of Monsters|David Fairchild and Marian Hubbard (Bell) Fairchild
A similar structure exists in the other species of Anthrax with slight variations of detail.The Life of the Fly|J. Henri Fabre
British Dictionary definitions for anthrax
noun plural -thraces (-θrəˌsiːz)
Word Origin for anthrax
Medical definitions for anthrax
Other words from anthraxan•thrac•ic (ăn-thrăs′ĭk) adj.
Scientific definitions for anthrax
Cultural definitions for anthrax
An infectious disease transmitted by a bacterium in animals, which can also be transmitted to humans. Often fatal if the bacterium enters the lungs, anthrax is usually treated by antibiotics. Anthrax is a potential weapon in germ warfare and bioterrorism (see also bioterrorism).