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black·wa·ter fever(blăk′wô′tər, -wŏt′ər)
A serious, often fatal complication of chronic malaria, characterized by the passage of bloody, dark red or black urine.
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(Medicine) med a rare and serious complication of malaria, characterized by massive destruction of red blood cells, producing dark red or blackish urine
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a severe form of malaria characterized by kidney damage and hemoglobinuria resulting in dark urine.
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|Noun||1.||blackwater fever - severe and often fatal malaria characterized by kidney damage resulting in dark urine|
malaria - an infective disease caused by sporozoan parasites that are transmitted through the bite of an infected Anopheles mosquito; marked by paroxysms of chills and fever
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