1. a symptom of rabies in humans consisting of an aversion to swallowing liquids

Definition categories: state, symptom

2. a morbid fear of water

Definition categories: state

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

Similar word(s): lyssa, madness, rabies

Definition categories: state, zoonosis