Definición de glanders en inglés:

glanders

Silabificación: gland·ers
Pronunciación: /ˈglandərz
 
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sustantivo

[usually treated as singular]
  • A rare contagious disease that mainly affects horses, characterized by swellings below the jaw and mucous discharge from the nostrils.
    • This disease is caused by the bacterium Pseudomonas mallei
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • The Germans used anthrax and glanders against the horses and mules of the US Army and its Allies in World War I.
    • Work was in progress, too, on other agents like brucellosis and glanders as well as on chemicals against plants, classified at the time as a form of biological, not chemical, warfare.
    • In the first world war attempts were made to infect horses with glanders, and throughout history invading armies have poisoned wells and other water sources.

Origen

late 15th century: from Old French glandre (see gland1).

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noun
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