How to use Hydrophobia in a sentence
He began the practice of inoculation for hydrophobia in 1885.
In order to prevent hydrophobia dogs may only be kept under certain restrictions.
Pasteur's inoculation against hydrophobia is on the same principle.
He is the patron of hunters, and is also invoked in cases of hydrophobia.
It is no less than a cure for the dread disease of hydrophobia in man and of rabies in animals; and the interest of the achievement is not only that he successfully combated one of the most mysterious and most fell diseases to which man is subject, but also that this was accomplished in spite of the fact that the special microbe causing the disease had not been isolated.Advertisement
Another name for the disease is hydrophobia, which literally means fear of water, a symptom shared by half of all people infected with rabies.
These conditions progress to anxiety, hallucinations, muscle spasms, partial paralysis, fear of water (hydrophobia), and other neurological symptoms as the virus spreads to the central nervous system.
Peltigera canin g, which formed the basis of the celebrated " pulvis antilyssus " of Dr Mead, long regarded as a sovereign cure for hydrophobia; Platysma juniperinum, lauded as a specific in jaundice, no doubt on the similia similibus principle from a resemblance between its yellow colour and that of the jaundiced skin; Peltidea aphthosa, which on the same principle was regarded by the Swedes, when boiled in milk, as an effectual remedy for the aphthae or rash on their children.