woolsorter's disease
noun Date: 1880 pulmonary anthrax resulting especially from inhalation of bacterial spores from contaminated wool or hair

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  • woolsorter's disease — noun 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 • Syn: ↑pulmonary anthrax, ↑inhalation… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • woolsorter's pneumonia — noun 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 • Syn: ↑pulmonary anthrax, ↑inhalation… …   Useful english dictionary

  • ragpicker's disease — noun 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 • Syn: ↑pulmonary anthrax, ↑inhalation… …   Useful english dictionary

  • ragsorter's disease — noun 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 • Syn: ↑pulmonary anthrax, ↑inhalation… …   Useful english dictionary

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