glanders


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Glanders \Glan"ders\, n. [From Gland.] (Far.)
   A highly contagious and very destructive disease of horses,
   asses, mules, etc., characterized by a constant discharge of
   sticky matter from the nose, and an enlargement and
   induration of the glands beneath and within the lower jaw. It
   may transmitted to dogs, goats, sheep, and to human beings.
   [1913 Webster]
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