fulminant

adjective ful·mi·nant \ ˈfu̇l-mə-nənt , ˈfəl- \

Definition of fulminant

: coming on suddenly and with great severity
  • fulminant disease

First Known Use of fulminant

1838

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fulminant

adjective ful·mi·nant \ ˈfu̇l-mə-nənt, ˈfəl- \

medical Definition of fulminant

: coming on suddenly with great severity
  • fulminant hepatitis with total hepatocyte necrosis
  • —C. L. Humberston et al

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