pharyngoconjunctival fever

noun
pha·​ryn·​go·​con·​junc·​ti·​val fever | \ fə-ˌriŋ-gō-ˌkän-ˌjəŋ(k)-ˈtī-vəl-, -kən- How to pronounce pharyngoconjunctival fever (audio) \

Medical Definition of pharyngoconjunctival fever

: an acute epidemic illness caused by various adenoviruses of the genus Mastadenovirus (especially serotypes of species Human adenovirus B, Human adenovirus C, and Human adenovirus E) that usually affects children of school age and is typically characterized by fever, pharyngitis, and conjunctivitis

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“Pharyngoconjunctival fever.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pharyngoconjunctival%20fever. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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