Definition of Strangles

1. Noun. An acute bacterial disease of horses characterized by inflammation of the mucous membranes.

Exact synonyms: Equine Distemper
Generic synonyms: Distemper



Definition of Strangles

1. n. A disease in horses and swine, in which the upper part of the throat, or groups of lymphatic glands elsewhere, swells.

Definition of Strangles

1. Verb. (third-person singular of strangle) ¹

2. Noun. A disease of horses caused by an infection by the bacterium ''Streptococcus equi'' ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Strangles

1. strangle [v] - See also: strangle

Lexicographical Neighbors of Strangles

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Literary usage of Strangles

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Journal of Comparative Pathology and Therapeutics (1888)
"THREE OUTBREAKS OF strangles. By JOHN MALCOLM, FRCVS, Birmingham. " Do you really believe that strangles is contagious ?" This was a question put to me the ..."

2. Special pathology and therapeutics of the diseases of domestic animals v. 2 by Ferenc Hutyra (1912)
"Finally Delvos uses a serum from horses which have recently passed through an attack of strangles for protection of healthy and treatment of affected ..."

3. The Modern Horse Doctor: Containing Practical Observations on the Causes by George H. Dadd (1856)
"strangles may set in from the same causes that induce other catarrhal diseases. It is most prevalent in young horses: from ..."

4. Horses & Stables by Frederic Wellington Fitzwygram (1911)
"Nature of strangles. strangles is a specific disease usually attended ... strangles, though a debilitating disease, in general leaves no injurious effects. ..."

5. The Pathology and Differential Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases of Animals by Veranus Alva Moore (1916)
"strangles Synonyms. Adenitis equorum; Coryza contagiosa equorum; Distemper; Gourme; Druse der Pferde. Characterization. strangles is an acute infectious ..."

6. The Gentleman's New Pocket Farrier: Comprising a General Description of the by Richard Mason, Samuel Wyllys Pomeroy, John Stuart Skinner (1883)
"THK strangles is a disease to which horses are very subject, ... The strangles proceed from many causes, violent colds, sudden changes of air or climate ..."

7. Farriery Improv'd: Or, a Compleat Treatise Upon the Art of Farriery: Wherein by Henry Bracken (1745)
"I have faid thus much in relation to the strangles, which I hope may be ... that when the Matter of the strangles is ..."

8. Theory and Practice of Veterinary Medicine by Austin H. Baker, Alexander Eger (1911)
"strangles runs two courses, the regular and the irregular. The irregular course used to be a disease called Bastard strangles, but this name has become ..."

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