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noun tu·la·re·mia

Medical Definition of TULAREMIA

:  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
tu·la·re·mic or chiefly British tu·la·rae·mic \-mik\ adjective

Variants of TULAREMIA

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


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