Synonyms and Antonyms for anthrax-bacillus

1. anthrax bacillus (n.)

a species of bacillus that causes anthrax in humans and in animals (cattle and swine and sheep and rabbits and mice and guinea pigs); can be used a bioweapon

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2. bacillus (n.)

aerobic rod-shaped spore-producing bacterium; often occurring in chainlike formations; found primarily in soil

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3. anthrax (n.)

a disease of humans that is not communicable; caused by infection with Bacillus anthracis followed by septicemia

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4. anthrax (n.)

a highly infectious animal disease (especially cattle and sheep); it can be transmitted to people

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