songo fever

son·go fever | \ˈsȯ|ŋ(ˌ)gō-, ˈsä|\

Definition of songo fever 

: epidemic hemorrhagic fever

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History and Etymology for songo fever

Songo river, Manchuria, where it was observed among Japanese soldiers in 1939

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exaggeratedly or childishly emotional

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