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Noun: pulmonary anthrax
  1. A form of anthrax infection acquired by inhalation of dust containing Bacillus anthracis; initial symptoms (chill and cough and dyspnea and rapid pulse) are followed by extreme cardiovascular collapse
    - inhalation anthrax, anthrax pneumonia, ragpicker's disease, ragsorter's disease, woolsorter's pneumonia, woolsorter's disease

Derived forms: pulmonary anthraces

Type of: anthrax

Encyclopedia: Pulmonary anthrax