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ra·bies

 (rā′bēz)
n.
An acute, infectious, usually fatal viral disease of the central nervous system that is transmitted by the bite of infected animals and occurs in many mammals, including dogs, cats, raccoons, and bats.

[Latin rabiēs, rage, from rabere, to rave.]

ra′bi·et′ic (-ĕt′ĭk) adj.

rabies

(ˈreɪbiːz)
n
(Veterinary Science) pathol an acute infectious viral disease of the nervous system transmitted by the saliva of infected animals, esp dogs. It is characterized by excessive salivation, aversion to water, convulsions, and paralysis. Also called: hydrophobia or lyssa
[C17: from Latin: madness, from rabere to rave]
rabic, rabietic adj

ra•bies

(ˈreɪ biz)

n.
an infectious, usu. fatal disease of dogs, cats, and other warm-blooded animals, caused by a rhabdovirus and transmitted to humans by the bite of a rabid animal.
[1655–65; < Latin rabiēs ferocity, frenzy, rabies, akin to rabere to be mad, rave]

ra·bies

(rā′bēz)
A usually fatal viral disease of warm-blooded animals that causes inflammation of the brain and spinal cord. It is transmitted by the bite of an infected animal and can be prevented in humans by a vaccine. See Note at hydrophobia.
rabid, rabies - Rabid and rabies come from Latin rabere, "be mad."
See also related terms for mad.

Rabies


rabies in human beings. Also called lyssa.
an abnormal fear of rabies. See also hydrophobophobia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rabies - an acute viral disease of the nervous system of warm-blooded animals (usually transmitted by the bite of a rabid animal)rabies - an acute viral disease of the nervous system of warm-blooded animals (usually transmitted by the bite of a rabid animal); rabies is fatal if the virus reaches the brain
zoonosis, zoonotic disease - an animal disease that can be transmitted to humans
Translations
دَاءُ الكَلْبداء الكَلَب
vzteklina
rabieshundegalskab
vesikauhu
bjesnoća
veszettség
hundaæîi
狂犬病
공수병
pasiutligė
trakumsērga
besnota
rabies
โรคพิษสุนัขบ้า
bệnh dại

rabies

[ˈreɪbiːz] NSINGrabia f
a dog with rabiesun perro rabioso

rabies

[ˈreɪbiːz]
nrage f
a dog with rabies → un chien enragé
modif [injection] → antirabique; [virus] → de la rage

rabies

nTollwut f

rabies

[ˈreɪbiːz] nrabbia, idrofobia

rabies

(ˈreibiːz) noun
a disease that causes madness (and usually death) in dogs and other animals (including humans).

rabies

دَاءُ الكَلْب vzteklina rabies Tollwut λύσσα rabia vesikauhu rage bjesnoća rabbia 狂犬病 공수병 hondsdolheid rabies wścieklizna raiva бешенство rabies โรคพิษสุนัขบ้า kuduz bệnh dại 狂犬病

ra·bies

n. rabia. V.: hydrophobia

rabies

n rabia
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