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woolsorters' disease

[woo l-sawr-terz] /ˈwʊlˌsɔr tərz/
noun, Pathology
1.
pulmonary anthrax in humans, caused by inhaling the spores of Bacillus anthracis, which may contaminate wool fleece.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; wool + sorter + 's1
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