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rabid

 [rab´id]
affected with rabies; pertaining to rabies.

rab·id

(rab'id),
Relating to or suffering from rabies.
[L. rabidus, raving, mad]

rabid

/rab·id/ (rab´id) affected with rabies; pertaining to rabies.

rabid

(răb′ĭd)
adj.
1. Of or affected by rabies.
2. Raging; uncontrollable: rabid thirst.

ra·bid′i·ty (rə-bĭd′ĭ-tē, ră-), rab′id·ness (răb′ĭd-nĭs) n.
rab′id·ly adv.

rabid

[rab′id]
Etymology: L, rabidus, raving
1 pertaining to or suffering from rabies.
2 displaying signs of madness, agitation, delirium, hallucinations, and bizarre behavior.

rabid

Epidemiology
adjective Having contracted and/or showing signs of the rabies virus.

Vox populi 
adjective
(1) Enthusiastic (e.g., a rabid fan).
(2) Angry.

rab·id

(rab'id)
Relating to or suffering from rabies.
[L. rabidus, raving, mad]

rabid

Pertaining to, or suffering from, RABIES.

rab·id

(rab'id)
Relating to or suffering from rabies.
[L. rabidus, raving, mad]

rabid

affected by rabies.

rabiate, rabid

affected with rabies; pertaining to rabies.
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