Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In pathology, pertaining to or of the nature of a bubo.
- Accompanied by the formation of bubos; affected with bubos.
- adj. Of or pertaining to buboes.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Of or pertaining to a bubo or buboes; characterized by buboes.
- adj. of or evidencing buboes
“Most often, when it enters your body, you develop what's either called bubonic plague, as you've shown pictures of where it develops into the lymph nodes and then sometimes gets into the bloodstream.”
“That's what they called bubonic plague in San Francisco and yellow fever in Texas in the old days of concealment. ”
“I have read an account of people going crazy, in these outbreaks of so called bubonic plagues.”
“In Cape Town there are two topics -- the town guard and the plague, known as bubonic; owing to the latter, great is the stink of disinfectants.”
“The most common type is that known as the bubonic plague which is characterized by buboes or swellings in various parts of the body.”
“The disease in man appears in two forms, the most common known as bubonic plague, from the great enlargement of the lymph nodes, those of the groin being most frequently affected.”
“Human history has been subjected to and shaped by major epidemics, such as bubonic plague, cholera, tuberculosis, smallpox, measles and influenza.”
“(PLAYG) A highly contagious disease, such as bubonic plague, that spreads quickly throughout a population and causes widespread sickness and death.”
“Due in part to improvements in health care and to the progressive conquest by medical science of illnesses such as bubonic plague, yellow fever and yaws, Africa's population grew by almost 40% between 1900 and 1960.”
“As a matter of fact, it was never actually referred to as the Black Death by its contemporaries, but this was a name for the bubonic plague later on.”
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