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Noun: ragpicker's disease
  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
    - pulmonary anthrax, inhalation anthrax, anthrax pneumonia, ragsorter's disease, woolsorter's pneumonia, woolsorter's disease

Type of: anthrax