Medical Definition of Plague bacillus

1. The bacterial cause of the bubonic plague which in the year 541 (as the black death) and later in the middle ages decimated europe. The effects of the plague are described in the nursery rhyme we all fall down. It is transmitted to humans by the bite of fleas that have fed on infected animals, mostly rodents. Plague occurs in the u.s. It is treatable with antibiotics but, if not treated promptly, can promptly lead to death. (12 Dec 1998)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Plague Bacillus

plagioclimax
plagionite
plagiosere
plagioseres
plagiostomatous
plagiostome
plagiostomes
plagiostomi
plagiostomous
plagiotremata
plagiotropic
plagium
plagiums
plagose
plague
plague bacillus (current term)
plague pneumonia
plague septicaemia
plague spot
plague vaccine
plagued
plagueful
plagueless
plaguelike
plaguer
plaguers
plagues
plaguesome
plaguey
plaguier

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