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n. (used with a sing. or pl. verb)
A contagious, usually fatal disease of horses and other equids, caused by the bacterium Burkholderia mallei and characterized by swollen lymph nodes, nasal discharge, and ulcers of the respiratory tract and skin. The disease is communicable to other mammals, including humans.

[Middle English glaundres, from Old French glandres, glandular swelling, pl. of glandre, gland; see gland1.]

glan′der·ous adj.
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mallei strains were frequently isolated from glanderous equids from the Punjab districts of Faisalabad, Lahore and Sargodha during 1999-2007 (Wahid, 2011) demonstrating the permanent presence of B.
During necropsy, typical glanderous lesions in the lung, choanae, and nasal septae were observed.