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Noun: malignant pustule
  1. A form of anthrax infection that begins as papule that becomes a vesicle and breaks with a discharge of toxins; symptoms of septicemia are severe with vomiting and high fever and profuse sweating; the infection is often fatal
    - cutaneous anthrax

Derived forms: malignant pustules

Type of: anthrax

Encyclopedia: Malignant pustule