glandular fever


Definition of glandular fever

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Recent Examples on the Web 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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First Known Use of glandular fever

1902, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of glandular fever was in 1902

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“Glandular fever.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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