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Definition of rabies

What is the definition of "rabies"?
  • ‖Ra•bi•esnoun
  • 1. An acute, infectious, often fatal viral disease of most warm-blooded animals, especially wolves, cats, and dogs, that attacks the central nervous system and is transmitted by the bite of infected animals.


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  • "If canine rabies is a fearful subject to contemplate, there is a sadder and deeper significance in _rabies humana_; in that awful madness of the human race which is marked by a thirst for blood and a rage for destruction."

    "Without post-exposure prophylaxis, rabies is fatal."

    "But on the bright side, it's pretty uncommon to catch rabies from a bat flying in your house."

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