severe acute respiratory syndrome

noun

Definition of severe acute respiratory syndrome

  1. :  sars

First Known Use of severe acute respiratory syndrome

2003


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severe acute respiratory syndrome

noun

Medical Definition of severe acute respiratory syndrome

  1. :  sars In late 2002 and early 2003 epidemiologists in Ottawa, Ontario were able to … identify and help stop the spread of an outbreak of SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome) that began in China.—Larry Brilliant, Forbes, 7 May 2007


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