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glan·ders

n pl but sing or pl in constr :  a contagious and destructive disease esp. of horses caused by a bacterium of the genus Pseudomonas (P. mallei) and characterized by caseating nodular lesions esp. of the respiratory mucosae and lungs that tend to break down and form ulcers .
 
 
 
Similar sounding terms:  glan·der·ous 

 
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