Relating to an illness that has a rapid onset and follows a short but severe course.
An infectious disease caused by the bacterium Francisella tularensis that chiefly affects rodents but can also be transmitted to humans through the bite of various insects or contact with infected animals. In humans, the disease is characterized by intermittent fever and swelling of the lymph nodes.
The usually mild, cutaneous and sometimes systemic reaction in individuals who have been inoculated with smallpox vaccine.
A condition of heightened activity or excitement:
An infectious disease of tropical areas caused by the parasitic infection of red blood cells by a protozoan of the genus Plasmodium, which is transmitted by the bite of an infected female mosquito. Malaria is characterized by recurrent episodes of chills, fever, sweating, and anemia and is endemic in Africa, Central America, and much of Southern Asia and northern South America.
The action of shivering.
Any stress on a spoken sound or syllable, as in the scanning of verse
successive stages of chills and fever that is a symptom of malaria
The definition of cholera is an intestinal disease that causes excessive diarrhea, vomiting, and dehydration.
An infectious tropical disease transmitted by mosquitoes and characterized by severe pains in the joints and back, fever, and rash
An acute infectious disease caused by the bacterium Corynebacterium diphtheriae, which infects mucous membranes of the throat, causing formation of a thick layer called the false membrane that can obstruct breathing, and producing a potent toxin that enters the bloodstream and causes systemic effects that include damage to the heart and nervous system.
A condition ranging from a mild infection to a severe disease, caused by a fungus (Histoplasma capsulatum) which may be inhaled or ingested: infections may occur in the lungs, liver, spleen, central nervous system, etc.
An acute, inflammatory, contagious disease caused by a paramyxovirus and characterized by swelling of the salivary glands, especially the parotids, and sometimes of the pancreas, ovaries, or testes. This disease, mainly affecting children, can be prevented by vaccination.
A usually bacterial infection of bone and bone marrow in which the resulting inflammation can lead to a reduction of blood supply to the bone.
An acute or chronic disease marked by inflammation of the lungs, especially an infectious disease caused by viruses, bacteria, or other pathogens, such as mycoplasmas. Individuals with pneumonia often have abnormal chest x-rays that show areas with fluid in the infected part of the lungs.
An infectious disease of parrots and related birds caused by the bacterium Chlamydia psittaci, that is communicable to humans, in whom it produces high fever, severe headache, and symptoms similar to pneumonia.
An acute, infectious viral disease of mammals, that attacks the central nervous system: it can be transmitted to people through the bite of an infected animal and is characterized by choking, convulsions, inability to swallow, etc.
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