English to Afrikaans Meaning :: hydrophobia

Hydrophobia :
hondsdolheid
- hondsdolheid
 

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Noun(1) a symptom of rabies in humans consisting of an aversion to swallowing liquids(2) a morbid fear of water(3) an acute viral disease of the nervous system of warm-blooded animals (usually transmitted by the bite of a rabid animal

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(1) A variety of other clinical findings ensue, which may include anxiety, restlessness, hyperexcitability, hallucinations, dysphagia, and hydrophobia .(2) Besides the fanatical frenzy, which is as dangerous in a man as hydrophobia in a dog, there is this fearful fatalistic apathy.(3) To protect a healthy person forever from smallpox, hydrophobia , diptheria and so on, the doctor gives him those very diseases.(4) Merely staring at the sea was enough to make her feel sick, her hydrophobia flaring.(5) It is specific for asthma and oppressed breathing, hiccup, whooping cough, spasmodic croup, tetanus, hydrophobia , hysteria paroxysms and hysterical convulsions.(6) Also well known is hydrophobia , literally ÔÇÿfear of water ÔÇÿ, as a name for rabies, which sometimes appears to cause such a sensation in sufferers because it makes the throat swell and so it becomes difficult for the victim to swallow.ÔÇÖ(7) he has hydrophobia(8) she got hydrophobia(9) Salivation and thirst are great but the victim cannot swallow water because of throat muscle spasm hence the misnomer hydrophobia .(10) Ain't that some incurable disease like hydrophobia ?(11) Rabies is also known as hydrophobia (fear of water).(12) There's a stage of rabies where people develop hydrophobia , a bizarre and irrational fear of water.
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Noun
1. madness ::
waansin
2. rabies ::
hondsdolheid
3. lyssa ::
water vrees
Different Forms
hydrophobia
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