ephemeral fever


: an infectious disease of cattle especially in Africa marked by fever, muscular rigidity, conjunctivitis, and nasal discharge and usually subsiding within two or three days

called also three-day fever

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“Ephemeral fever.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ephemeral%20fever. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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