phlebotomus fever


phle·​bo·​to·​mus fever fli-ˈbä-tə-məs- How to pronounce phlebotomus fever (audio)

Word History


New Latin Phlebotomus, genus of sand flies

First Known Use

1910, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of phlebotomus fever was in 1910

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“Phlebotomus fever.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition

phlebotomus fever


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