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Russian spring–summer encephalitis

noun Rus·sian spring–sum·mer encephalitis \ˈrəsh-ən-ˌspriŋ-ˈsəm-ər-\

Medical Definition of Russian spring–summer encephalitis

  1. :  a tick-borne encephalitis of Europe and Asia caused by a strain (Far Eastern subtype) of the tick-borne encephalitis virus and transmitted by ticks of the genus Ixodes

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