undulant fever

noun

Definition of undulant fever

:a persistent human brucellosis marked especially by remittent fever, weakness, headache, chills, and weight loss and contracted by contact with infected domestic animals or consumption of their products

First Known Use of undulant fever

1896


Medical Dictionary

undulant fever

noun un·du·lant fever \ ˈən-jə-lənt- , ˈən-d(y)ə- \

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