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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WALES have returned David Brooks to the Under-21 squad after the exciting Sheffield United forward's progress was slowed by a bout of glandular fever.
ARAGING sore throat and headache, soaring temperature, and horrible tiredness you just can't shake - if it's not the self-inflicted 'symptoms' of a hangover, it may well be that you've caught glandular fever.
It's important to take things easy for a while if you contract glandular fever ARAGING sore throat and headache, soaring temperature, and horrible tiredness you just can't shake - if it's not the self-inflicted 'symptoms' of a hangover, it may well be that you've caught glandular fever.
MARK Cavendish has been diagnosed with glandular fever and a date for his return to racing is not yet known.
Max Whitlock (Gymnastics) - He bounced back from glandular fever to land the first British male world title at last year's world championships in Glasgow and will be chasing similar success in Rio.
The 22-year-old Scot, right, who landed 4x400 bronze at last year's World Championships, lost her battle to recover from glandular fever in time to make the Games.
The 31-year-old was only back three weeks when he was diagnosed with glandular fever.
She also had a high temperature, the glands in her neck were swollen and she had purple spots on the roof of her mouth - 60 per cent of you managed to correctly identify Marianne's problem as glandular fever.
Despite a run to the third round at the Australian Open and a contribution in Great Britain's Fed Cup win over Hungary, Watson was diagnosed with glandular fever in April.
However, the win was far from a certainty as she continues to make her way back from the bout of glandular fever which kept her out for more than two months.
Summary: Heather Watson, making her way back gingerly after a bout of glandular fever, slid out .
1 Caroline Wozniacki, while Watson - who has recovered from glandular fever - plays Stefanie Voegele of Switzerland.