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hemorrhagic fever

noun

Definition of HEMORRHAGIC FEVER

:  any of a diverse group of virus diseases (as Lassa fever and Ebola) that are usually transmitted by arthropods or rodents and are characterized by a sudden onset, fever, aching, bleeding in the internal organs, petechiae, and shock

First Known Use of HEMORRHAGIC FEVER

1948

hemorrhagic fever

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HEMORRHAGIC FEVER

:  any of a diverse group of virus diseases (as Korean hemorrhagic fever, Lassa fever, and Ebola) that are usually transmitted to humans by arthropods or rodents and are characterized by a sudden onset, fever, aching, bleeding in the internal organs (as of the gastrointestinal tract), petechiae, and shock

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