another name for megapode
(Austral) another name for brush turkey
noun, Pathology. 1. an infectious disease occurring chiefly in Japan and the East Indies, caused by the organism Rickettsia tsutsugamushi, transmitted by mites through biting. scrub typhus noun 1. an acute febrile disease characterized by severe headache, skin rash, chills, and swelling of the lymph nodes, caused by the bite of mites infected with the […]
noun 1. the act of washing or bathing thoroughly, especially the aseptic washing by doctors, nurses, etc., before a surgical operation. verb (used with object), scrubbed, scrubbing. 1. to rub hard with a brush, cloth, etc., or against a rough surface in washing. 2. to subject to friction; rub. 3. to remove (dirt, grime, etc.) […]
noun, plural scrubwomen. 1. a woman hired to clean a place; charwoman.
noun 1. the nape or back of the neck. noun, Metallurgy. 1. (in tin-plating) dross formed in the bath. noun 1. the nape of the neck (esp in the phrase by the scruff of the neck) noun 1. (informal) an untidy scruffy person 2. (informal) a disreputable person, ruffian 3. another name for scum (sense […]