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There are 2 meanings of the word Anthrax.

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Anthrax - as a noun

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

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
splenic fever

A disease of humans that is not communicable; caused by infection with bacillus anthracis followed by septicemia

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Example Sentences

"Inhalational anthrax is the most deadly form of the disease."
"The anthrax bacteria form spores that can survive in the environment for long periods of time."
"The anthrax vaccine is used to protect people at high risk of exposure to the bacterium."
"The sudden death of multiple animals may indicate an anthrax outbreak in a livestock herd."
"The use of anthrax as a biological weapon is a major concern for national security."
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Word Game Points

Is ANTHRAX a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, anthrax is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

ANTHRAX has a SCRABBLE points total of 17.

Is ANTHRAX a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, anthrax is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
ANTHRAX has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 17.

Is ANTHRAX a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, anthrax is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
ANTHRAX has a WORDFEUD points total of 13.

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