infectious mononucleosis


infectious mononucleosis

noun

Definition of INFECTIOUS MONONUCLEOSIS

:  an acute infectious disease caused by the Epstein-Barr virus and characterized by fever, swelling of lymph nodes, and lymphocytosis

First Known Use of INFECTIOUS MONONUCLEOSIS

1920

infectious mononucleosis

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of INFECTIOUS MONONUCLEOSIS

: an acute infectious disease associated with Epstein-Barr virus and characterized by fever, swelling of lymph nodes, and lymphocytosis—called also glandular fever, kissing disease, mono

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