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Related to Marseilles fever: boutonneuse fever, Rickettsia africae, Fievre boutonneuse
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|Noun||1.||Marseilles fever - a disease (common in India and around the Mediterranean area) caused by a rickettsia that is transmitted to humans by a reddish brown tick (ixodid) that lives on dogs and other mammals|
disease - an impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning