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anthraxan‧thrax /ˈænθræks/ noun [uncountable]  MIHBAa serious disease affecting cattle and sheep, which can affect humans
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anthraxThey were far more likely to take medicine for the sheep which suffered from anthrax, toxaemia and fluke.From 1889 to 1904 McFadyean was also keenly interested in the problems of anthrax disease in animals.If you go fertilizing with unsterilized bonemeal, for instance, hold your breath; the stuff can be crawling with anthrax germs.
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