sylvatic plague

noun

Medical Definition of sylvatic plague

: a form of plague of which wild rodents and their fleas are the reservoirs and vectors and which is widely distributed in western North and South America though rarely affecting humans

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“Sylvatic plague.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/sylvatic%20plague. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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