canicola fever

noun
ca·​nic·​o·​la fever | \ kə-ˌnik-ə-lə- How to pronounce canicola fever (audio) \

Medical Definition of canicola fever

: an acute disease in humans and dogs characterized by gastroenteritis and mild jaundice and caused by a spirochete of the genus Leptospira (L. canicola)

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“Canicola fever.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/canicola%20fever. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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