glandular fever


Examples of glandular fever in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web It’s a herpesvirus, one of the group that causes herpes, chickenpox, and glandular fever in humans. Ed Yong, Discover Magazine, 12 July 2012 The researchers were able to detect traces of DNA that revealed pathogens, including potential Epstein-Barr virus, one of the most common human viruses that can serve as the gateway to mononucleosis, also known as glandular fever. Ashley Strickland, CNN, 17 Dec. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1902, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of glandular fever was in 1902

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“Glandular fever.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

Medical Definition

glandular fever


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