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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: hydrophobia (0.00835 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to hydrophobia.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: hydrophobia hydrophobia n 1: a symptom of rabies in humans consisting of an aversion to swallowing liquids 2: a morbid fear of water 3: an acute viral disease of the nervous system of warm-blooded animals (usually transmitted by the bite of a rabid animal); rabies is fatal if the virus reaches the brain [syn: rabies, lyssa, madness]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Hydrophobia Hydrophobia \Hy`dro*pho"bi*a\, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?; "y`dwr water + ? fear: cf. F. hydrophobie.] (Med.) (a) An abnormal dread of water, said to be a symptom of canine madness; hence: (b) A viral disease trransmitted by a bite from, or inoculation with the saliva of, a rabid creature, of which the chief symptoms are, a sense of dryness and constriction in the throat, causing difficulty in deglutition, and a marked heightening of reflex excitability, producing convulsions whenever the patient attempts to swallow, or is disturbed in any way, as by the sight or sound of water; rabies; canine madness. [Written also hydrophoby.] [1913 Webster]

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