The commonest form of plague in humans, characterized by fever, delirium, and the formation of buboes.
More example sentences
- Its scientists work with the deadliest known disease agents, including bubonic plague, anthrax and the ebola virus.
- Though the bubonic plague's namesake buboes are not visible in the picture, their painful presence can be intuited from the victims' postures.
- Remarkably, he inoculated himself with pus from a suppurating bubo to fortify himself against bubonic plague.
Definition of bubonic plague in:
- The US English dictionary