anthrax bacillus

noun
a species of bacillus that causes anthrax in humans and in animals (cattle and swine and sheep and rabbits and mice and guinea pigs); can be used a bioweapon
Syn: ↑Bacillus anthracis
Hypernyms: ↑bacillus, ↑B, ↑bioweapon, ↑biological weapon, ↑bioarm

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Anthrax (disambiguation) — Anthrax (Άνθραξ) is the Greek word for coal and the name of an infectious disease in herbivorous animals and, less frequently, humans; the name comes from the charred looking skin lesions.Anthrax can also mean: * Bacillus anthracis , the… …   Wikipedia

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