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spotted fever

noun

Definition of spotted fever

  1. :  any of various eruptive fevers: asa :  typhusb :  rocky mountain spotted fever



1650

First Known Use of spotted fever

1650


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spotted fever

noun

Medical Definition of spotted fever

  1. :  any of various eruptive fevers: asa:  typhus ab:  rocky mountain spotted fever




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