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tularemia

noun tu·la·re·mia

Medical Definition of tularemia

  1. :  an infectious disease especially of wild rabbits, rodents, humans, and some domestic animals that is caused by a bacterium (Francisella tularensis), is transmitted especially by the bites of insects, and in humans is marked by symptoms (as fever) of toxemia—called also rabbit fever

  2. tu·la·re·mic or chiefly British tu·la·rae·mic \-mik\play adjective



Variants of tularemia

or chiefly British tu·la·rae·mia \ˌt(y)ü-lə-ˈrē-mē-ə\play

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