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verminous

 [ver´mĭ-nus]
pertaining to, due to, or abounding in worms or in vermin.

ver·min·ous

(ver'mi-nŭs),
Relating to, caused by, or infested with worms, larvae, or vermin.
Synonym(s): verminal
[L. verminosus, wormy]

verminous

(vûr′mə-nəs)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or caused by vermin: verminous diseases.
2. Infested with vermin: a verminous mattress.

ver·min·ous

(vĕr'mi-nŭs)
Relating to, caused by, or infested with worms, larvae, or vermin.
[L. verminosus, wormy]

verminous

Infected with worms or infested with ectoparasites (vermin).

verminous

pertaining to, due to, or abounding in worms or in vermin.

verminous aneurysm
see verminous mesenteric arteritis (below).
verminous bronchitis
verminous encephalitis
is caused by migration of Strongylus vulgaris or larvae. The effect is one of paralysis due to destruction of nervous tissue. See also brain trauma, neurofilariasis.
verminous mesenteric arteritis
is caused by migrating Strongylus vulgaris larvae. Defective blood supply to the intestine results and causes intermittent colic, sometimes terminal infarction. See also thromboembolic colic.
verminous pneumonia
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A case of small colon impaction associated with verminous colic in a female donkey was diagnosed on the basis of history, clinicohaematological examination, per rectal examination findings and was successfully treated with fluid therapy, analgesic, purgative, ivermectin and antibiotic.
29) Second, in the most literal fashion, she is shown to be two-sided: gorgeous from the front, hideous from the back, and she systematically hides her unattractive rear (which harbors all manner of verminous creatures [Pahlavi xrafstaran]), until Zarathustra--coached by the Wise Lord--puts a stop to her deception.
The verminous human race has plundered and pillaged natural resources, pumped noxious gases into the atmosphere and buried toxins deep within the ground.
For those who want to work in the "modern English literary world, at any rate the highbrow section of it," for example, access to publishers, agents, editors and reviewers depends upon being able to successfully negotiate certain social and professional situations or, as Orwell puts it, upon "being the life and soul of cocktail parties and kissing the bums of verminous little lions" (Wigan Pier 151-2).
Accordingly, what he expects from himself and from the people around him is to live up to the old order by rejecting "the lowly, the alien and the shamed" (Wyatt-Brown 365), ranging from the "race of verminous hillbillies and assorted white trash, making whiskey and children" (15) to the "utterly terrifying class of Negroes who got drunk and went after each other with razors on Saturday nights" (75).
While Apollo and the Muses have been forced to plow and sow Parnassus with salt in order to prevent such verminous poetasters ("poetillas rateros") from propagating their bad seed ("mala simiente"), one may ask if Cervantes, in his sophisticated satire, may ironically imply that Spain, with its culturally degraded poetic terrain, ought to be sown with salt in order to purge it of its piggishly fatuous poetasters: Hispania delenda est?
On such blogs, in a predictable extension of Gresham's Law, the most verminous illiteracy reigns.
Overcrowding was common to all the prison ships and presented the perfect environment for the spread of disease and verminous infestation.
This is certainly not the case, however, for Colometa, for whom the birds constitute a displacing invader--soon to become a verminous pest--as they take over the house, literally stifling the protagonist.
These films take their cue from the squalid mining camp depicted in Peckinpah's Ride the High Country and portray the West as a verminous, barbarous melee in which the notion of a Western "code" or value system is a bleak joke.
I had thought these obnoxious specimens had been sedated and caged in a suitably remote area - the fastnesses of the high Sierras, for instance - but, no, here they were again, trying to peddle their laughable idea that one of their verminous own should be wedged into the governor's mansion in the place of duly elected Gray Davis.
24) to the verminous Professor walking through the anonymous throngs of London at the end of Conrad's novel is a progression in dissipating faith, faith not only in an ideology that could legitimate the hegemonic dominance of one class of society, but also in the ability of literary texts to delineate and enforce such ideologies.