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Definition of the noun ambulant plague
What does ambulant plague mean as a name of something?
- a mild form of bubonic plague
- lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
- synonyms of ambulant plague: ambulatory plague / pestis ambulans
- more generic terms: bubonic plague / glandular plague / pestis bubonica = the most common form of the plague in humans; characterized by chills, prostration, delirium and the formation of buboes in the armpits and groin
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A Vocabulary of the Terms Used in Medicine, and the Allied Sciences, with Their Pronunciation, Etymology, and Signification, Including Much Collateral Information of a Descriptive and Encyclopedic Character by Henry Ware Cattell
a mild form of bubonic plague usually seen at the commencement of an outbreak; ambulant plague ; masked pestilence. [L.] pes'tle. An instrument, used with a mortar for contusing or triturating substances. [< L. pistil' lum. fr. pin'sere to ...
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