An infectious disease of cattle first identified in Texas, characterized by high fever, anemia, and emaciation and caused by parasitic protozoans of the genus Babesia that are transmitted by cattle ticks.
A virulent, infectious disease that is caused by the bacterium Yersinia pestis (syn. Pasteurella pestis ) and is transmitted primarily by the bite of fleas from an infected rodent, especially a rat. In humans it occurs in bubonic form, marked by lymph node enlargement, and in pneumonic form, marked by infection of the lungs, and can progress to septicemia.
Any of various diseases characterized by skin eruptions, as smallpox or chickenpox
A pernicious, evil influence or agent.
A particular destructive process in an organ or organism, with a specific cause and characteristic symptoms; specif., an illness; ailment
An infectious hemorrhagic disease of wild and domesticated animals, esp. cattle and sheep, that is caused by a bacillus (Bacillus anthracis) and can be transmitted to people: it is characterized by black pustules
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