Origin of rabies
OTHER WORDS FROM rabiesrab·ic [rab-ik, rey-bik], /ˈræb ɪk, ˈreɪ bɪk/, adjectivean·ti·ra·bies, adjective, noun
Words nearby rabies
How to use rabies in a sentence
Indeed, some variants of rabies virus are well-suited to infect particular hosts.
Because bats can be a source of human rabies and Lane didn’t know whether she had been exposed to the bat while she was asleep, that meant she needed rabies shots.There’s a bat in your house! Here’s what NOT to do.|Allyson Chiu|August 25, 2021|Washington Post
It targets the rabies virus and was injected into human volunteers starting in 2013.
When volunteer recruitment began for clinical trials of the rabies mRNA vaccine in 2013, it took 813 days to get 101 participants enrolled.
The first version of the mRNA-based rabies vaccine prompted only a weak immune system response but did show that the technology was safe.
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.
An anthem to her rear, an interrogation of Levi Johnston, fake rabies.
To-day men of science are trying to conquer the horrors of cancer and smallpox, and rabies and consumption.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
Rabies or hydrophobia is a disease which claims a certain number of victims every year in our large cities.Essays In Pastoral Medicine|Austin Malley
Raby Castle on the brain would soon become a sort of Rabies.
But he had tasted blood, and the rabies of setting straight the scientific world, for its own good, was upon him.Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great - Volume 12|Elbert Hubbard
Assuming it to be a bite of rabies, minutes lost meant the terrible: Edwards bowed his head to that.The Amazing Marriage, Complete|George Meredith
British Dictionary definitions for rabies
Derived forms of rabiesrabic (ˈræbɪk) or rabietic (ˌreɪbɪˈɛtɪk), adjective
Word Origin for rabies
Medical definitions for rabies
Other words from rabiesra′bi•et′ic (-ĕt′ĭk) adj.
Scientific definitions for rabies
Cultural 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.