woolsorters' disease


woolsorters' disease
woolsorters' disease [wool′sôrt΄ərz]
n.
pulmonary anthrax, an occupational disease of workers in unprocessed wool, contracted by inhaling the spores of the anthrax bacillus

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  • woolsorters' disease — /wool sawr teuhrz/, Pathol. pulmonary anthrax in humans, caused by inhaling the spores of Bacillus anthracis, which may contaminate wool fleece. [1875 80; WOOL + SORTER + S1] * * * woolsorters disease, a form of anthrax attacking man and caused… …   Useful english dictionary

  • woolsorters' disease — /wool sawr teuhrz/, Pathol. pulmonary anthrax in humans, caused by inhaling the spores of Bacillus anthracis, which may contaminate wool fleece. [1875 80; WOOL + SORTER + S1] * * * …   Universalium

  • Anthrax — For other uses, see Anthrax (disambiguation). Anthrax Classification and external resources Microphotograph of a Gram stain of the bacterium Bacillus anthracis, the cause of the anthrax disease …   Wikipedia

  • anthrax — /an thraks/, n., pl. anthraces / threuh seez /. Pathol. 1. an infectious, often fatal disease of cattle, sheep, and other mammals, caused by Bacillus anthracis, transmitted to humans by contaminated wool, raw meat, or other animal products. 2. a… …   Universalium

  • pulmonary anthrax — noun 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 • Syn: ↑inhalation anthrax, ↑anthrax… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hadernkrankheit — Lungenmilzbrand (m), Hadernkrankheit (f), Wollsortiererkrankheit (f) eng inhalation anthrax, pulmonary anthrax, rag pickers disease, woolsorters disease …   Arbeitssicherheit und Gesundheitsschutz Glossar

  • Lungenmilzbrand — (m), Hadernkrankheit (f), Wollsortiererkrankheit (f) eng inhalation anthrax, pulmonary anthrax, rag pickers disease, woolsorters disease …   Arbeitssicherheit und Gesundheitsschutz Glossar

  • Wollsortiererkrankheit — Lungenmilzbrand (m), Hadernkrankheit (f), Wollsortiererkrankheit (f) eng inhalation anthrax, pulmonary anthrax, rag pickers disease, woolsorters disease …   Arbeitssicherheit und Gesundheitsschutz Glossar

  • болезнь сортировщиков шерсти — rus легочная форма (ж) сибирской язвы, болезнь (ж) сортировщиков шерсти; болезнь (ж) тряпичников; сибиреязвенная бронхопневмония (ж) eng inhalation anthrax, pulmonary anthrax, rag pickers disease, woolsorters disease fra charbon (m) pulmonaire,… …   Безопасность и гигиена труда. Перевод на английский, французский, немецкий, испанский языки

  • болезнь тряпичников — rus легочная форма (ж) сибирской язвы, болезнь (ж) сортировщиков шерсти; болезнь (ж) тряпичников; сибиреязвенная бронхопневмония (ж) eng inhalation anthrax, pulmonary anthrax, rag pickers disease, woolsorters disease fra charbon (m) pulmonaire,… …   Безопасность и гигиена труда. Перевод на английский, французский, немецкий, испанский языки