pulmonary anthrax

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Noun1.pulmonary anthrax - a form of anthrax infection acquired by inhalation of dust containing Bacillus anthracispulmonary anthrax - a form of anthrax infection acquired by inhalation of dust containing Bacillus anthracis; initial symptoms (chill and cough and dyspnea and rapid pulse) are followed by extreme cardiovascular collapse
anthrax - a disease of humans that is not communicable; caused by infection with Bacillus anthracis followed by septicemia