glan·der·ous -d(ə-)rəs adj
2) produced by or resembling the effects of glanders <a \glanderous condition>

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  • Glanderous — Glan der*ous, a. Of or pertaining to glanders; of the nature of glanders. Youatt. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • glanderous — d(ə)rəs adjective 1. : glandered 2. : produced by or resembling the effects of glanders a glanderous condition …   Useful english dictionary

  • glanderous — See glanders. * * * …   Universalium

  • glanderous — glan·der·ous || glændÉ™rÉ™s adj. suffering from glanders (infectious disease of horses and mules) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • glanderous — glan·der·ous …   English syllables

  • glanders — glanderous, adj. /glan deuhrz/, n. (used with a sing. v.) Vet. Pathol. a contagious disease chiefly of horses and mules but communicable to humans, caused by the bacterium Pseudomonas mallei and characterized by swellings beneath the jaw and a… …   Universalium

  • glanders — A chronic debilitating disease of horses and other equids, as well as some members of the cat family, caused by Pseudomonas mallei and transmissible to humans. It attacks the mucous membranes of the nostrils of the horse, producing an increased… …   Medical dictionary

  • glanders — /ˈglændəz/ (say glanduhz) noun a contagious disease of horses, mules, etc., communicable to humans, due to a microorganism (Bacillus mallei), and characterised by swellings beneath the jaw and a profuse mucous discharge from the nostrils. {late… …   Australian-English dictionary

  • glanders — [glan′dərz] n. [OFr glandres < L glandulae, swollen glands in the neck, pl. of glandula: see GLAND1] a contagious, chronic or acute disease of horses, mules, etc. characterized by fever, swollen lymph nodes, ulcerous nodules on the skin,… …   English World dictionary

  • glanders — (also treated as sing.) 1 a contagious disease of horses, caused by a bacterium and characterized by swellings below the jaw and mucous discharge from the nostrils. 2 this disease in humans or other animals. Derivatives: glandered adj.… …   Useful english dictionary

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