pestis bubonica


pestis bubonica
noun
the most common form of the plague in humans; characterized by chills, prostration, delirium and the formation of buboes in the armpits and groin; does not spread from person to person
Hypernyms: ↑plague, ↑pestilence, ↑pest, ↑pestis

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