Origin of rabies
Examples from the Web for rabies
Remember when everyone was shrieking at each other like wild banshees with rabies on those early seasons of The Real World?In Praise of ‘Dating Naked’ and the Glorious Rise of Butts on Reality TV|Kevin Fallon|July 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The critters resemble the gopher from Caddyshack… if it had rabies.Inside ‘Zombeavers’: The Gross-Out Tribeca Flick About Killer Zombie Beavers Hunting Sexy Coeds|Marlow Stern|April 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Undead Monica Murphy and Bill Wasik, Wired The rabies virus remains a medical mystery.The Week’s Best Longreads: The Daily Beast Picks for August 4, 2012|David Sessions|August 4, 2012|DAILY BEAST
On a special episode of The Tyra Banks Show, Tyra dabbles in some dark comedy by pretending to have rabies.
Recovery from rabies may be considered as a question of the correctness of the original diagnosis.Special Report on Diseases of the Horse|United States Department of Agriculture
Thirdly, he showed that inoculation with the attenuated virus rendered an animal immune from infection with rabies.
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In pharmacy, it is regarded as a cardiac and anti-spasmodic and as a specific against the rabies.The New North|Agnes Deans Cameron
As shown above, climate cannot be charged with the generation nor diffusion of rabies.
British Dictionary definitions for rabies
Word Origin for rabies
Word Origin and History for rabies
1590s, from Latin rabies "madness, rage, fury," related to rabere "be mad, rave" (see rage (v.)). Sense of "extremely fatal infectious disease causing madness in dogs" was a secondary meaning in Latin. Known hydrophobia in humans.
Medicine definitions for rabies
Science definitions for rabies
Culture definitions for rabies
An acute disease, caused by a virus, which attacks the central nervous system and results in paralysis and death if not treated promptly. Rabies is transmitted to humans by the bite of an animal infected with the disease.