Glanders

Glanders (from Middle English glaundres or Old French glandres, both meaning glands) (Latin: malleus German: Rotz) (also known as `equinia,` `farcy,` and `malleus`{rp|282}) is an infectious disease that occurs primarily in horses, mules, and donkeys. It can be contracted by other animals, such as dogs, cats and goats. It is caused by infecti...
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Glanders

• (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.
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glanders

<veterinary> 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: W...
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glanders

(glan┬┤dәrz) a disease of horses that is communicable to humans, caused by Pseudomonas mallei; it is marked by a purulent inflammation of the mucous membranes and an eruption of nodules on the skin that coalesce and break down, forming deep ulcers, which may end in necrosis of cartilage and bones. The more chronic ...
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Glanders

Glan'ders noun [ From Gland .] (Far.) 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 ...
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Glanders

A prescribed disease of the zoonose variety which is hosted by horses, donkeys, mules and camels. It is rare in the UK, transmitted to humans via infected animal feed and water. Occupations at risk include animal workers and laboratory technicians.
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glanders

An ancient and once worldwide bacterial disease of equids, now rare and restricted to certain areas of the Middle East and Asia; caused by Pseudomonas mallei.
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glanders

glanders 1. Horse disease characterized by glandular swelling. 2. A destructive and contagious bacterial disease of horses that can be transmitted to humans. 3. A contagious, usually fatal disease of horses and other equine species, caused by the bacterium Pseudomonas mallei and symptomized by swollen lymph nodes, nasal discharge, and ulcers of t...
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Glanders

Glanders is a disease attacking horses, due to a bacillus (Bacillus mallei), which affects the lungs and sometimes the membrane of the nose and throat. The disease may be passed to man by contagion. In man the incubation period is from one to five days. The symptoms may be acute or chronic. In the former type there is an eruption of papules on the ...
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glanders

glanders, highly contagious disease of horses, mules, and donkeys, caused by the bacterium Actinobacillus mallei. Although it can be transmitted to humans, it is limited almost exclusively to handlers of equine animals. The disease causes death in infected animals or humans. Glanders has been virtua...
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Glanders

Glanders: A bacterial infection that causes a chronic debilitating disease of equids (horses, mules, and donkeys) as well as some members of the cat family and is transmissible to people. The bacterium responsible for glanders is Burkholderia mallei (formerly called Pseudomonas mallei). Glanders attacks the mucous membranes of the nostrils, produci...
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glanders

specific infectious and contagious disease of solipeds (the horse, ass, and mule); secondarily, humans may become infected through contact with ... [4 related articles]
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glanders

Type: Term Pronunciation: glan′dĕrz Definitions: 1. A chronic debilitating disease of horses and other equids, as well as some members of the cat family, caused by Pseudomonas mallei and transmissible to humans. It attacks the mucous membranes of the nostrils of the horse, producing an increased and vitiated secretion and discharge of mu...
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glanders

[n] - a destructive and contagious bacterial disease of horses that can be transmitted to humans
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