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pharyngoconjunctival fever

noun pha·ryn·go·con·junc·ti·val fever \ fə-ˌriŋ-gō-ˌkän-ˌjəŋ(k)-ˈtī-vəl-, -kən- \

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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