resembling anthrax.
resembling coal or charcoal; carbonlike.
resembling anthrax
resembling carbon, coal, or charcoal

anthracoid an·thra·coid (ān’thrə-koid’)

Characterisitic of or resembling a carbuncle or cutaneous anthrax.

Resembling anthrax.

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