Definition of Glanders

1. Noun. A destructive and contagious bacterial disease of horses that can be transmitted to humans.

Generic synonyms: Zoonosis, Zoonotic Disease



Definition of Glanders

1. n. A highly contagious and very destructive disease of horses, asses, mules, etc., characterized by a constant discharge of sticky matter from the nose, and an enlargement and induration of the glands beneath and within the lower jaw. It may transmitted to dogs, goats, sheep, and to human beings.

Definition of Glanders

1. Noun. An infectious disease of horses, mules and donkeys caused by the bacterium ''Burkholderia'', one species of which may be transmitted to humans. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Glanders

1. a disease of horses [n]

Medical Definition of Glanders

1. A highly contagious and very destructive disease of horses, asses, mules, etc, characterised by a constant discharge of sticky matter from the nose, and an enlargement and induration of the glands beneath and within the lower jaw. It may transmitted to dogs, goats, sheep, and to human beings. Origin: From Gland. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Glanders

glanceable
glanced
glanceless
glancer
glancers
glances
glancing
glancing wound
glancingly
glancings
gland
gland disease
glandage
glandered
glanderous
glanders (current term)
glanders bacillus
glandes
glandiferous
glandiform
glandilemma
glandless
glandlike
glands
glands of auditory tube
glands of biliary mucosa
glands of eustachian tube
glands of internal secretion
glands of mouth
glands of the female urethra

Literary usage of Glanders

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1. The Journal of Experimental Medicine by Rockefeller University, Rockefeller Institute, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (1907)
"Research into the histological lesions of experimental glanders has hitherto failed to yield comprehensive results. The literature of the subject is scanty ..."

2. The Principles and Practice of Medicine: Designed for the Use of by William Osler, Thomas McCrae (1916)
"glanders (Farcy) Definition.—An infectious disease of the horse and ass, caused by Bacillus mallei, communicated occasionally to man. ..."

3. Annual Report by Ohio State Board of Agriculture (1906)
"glanders OR FARCY. IN HORSES. 'Indicating counties with suspected horses -_ _ in quarantine. glanders, or Farcy, in Horses. О Indicating counties in ..."

4. Report of the Secretary of Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1879)
"If glanders has been communicated by a direct introduction of ... The greater the quantity of glanders-matter introduced the more concentrated the contagion ..."

5. Preventive Medicine and Hygiene by Milton Joseph Rosenau, George Chandler Whipple, John William Trask, Thomas William Salmon (1921)
"glanders glanders or farcy is a widespread communicable disease of horses, mules, ... glanders is caused by the Bacillus mallei, which corresponds to the ..."

6. Manual of bacteriology by Robert Muir, James Ritchie (1913)
"Within more recent times a substance, mallein, has been obtained from the cultures of the glanders bacillus by a method similar to that by which tuberculin ..."

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