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|Noun||1.||malignant pustule - a form of anthrax infection that begins as papule that becomes a vesicle and breaks with a discharge of toxins; symptoms of septicemia are severe with vomiting and high fever and profuse sweating; the infection is often fatal|
anthrax - a disease of humans that is not communicable; caused by infection with Bacillus anthracis followed by septicemia