glandular fever

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glandular fever

glandular fever

n
(Pathology) another name for infectious mononucleosis

infec′tious mononucleo′sis


n.
an acute infectious form of mononucleosis associated with Epstein-Barr virus and characterized by sudden fever and a benign swelling of lymph nodes.
[1915–20]

glandular fever

See infectious mononucleosis.
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Noun1.glandular fever - an acute disease characterized by fever and swollen lymph nodes and an abnormal increase of mononuclear leucocytes or monocytes in the bloodstreamglandular fever - an acute disease characterized by fever and swollen lymph nodes and an abnormal increase of mononuclear leucocytes or monocytes in the bloodstream; not highly contagious; some believe it can be transmitted by kissing
infectious disease - a disease transmitted only by a specific kind of contact
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glandular fever

nmononucleosi f inv
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Koch attracted an exceptional team of workers, such as August von Wasserman, Paul Ehrlich, Richard Pfeiffer, Emil von Behring, Shibasaburo Kitasato, Friedrich Loeffler, and Georg Gaffky, all of whom made their own mark in medicine.