rabies
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈɹeɪ.biz/
Noun

rabies (uncountable)

  1. (disease) An infectious disease caused by species of Lyssavirus that causes acute encephalitis in warm-blooded animals and people, characterised by abnormal behaviour such as excitement, aggressiveness, and dementia, followed by paralysis and death.
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