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influenza; an acute, commonly epidemic disease characterized by respiratory symptoms and general prostration: The child has the flu.
2. Any of several infections that affect the respiratory or gastrointestinal tract and are caused by viruses other than the influenza virus.
[Short for influenza.]
1. (Pathology) the flu short for influenza
2. (Pathology) any of various viral infections, esp a respiratory or intestinal infection
2. a specific variety of influenza, usu. named for its point of dissemination or its animal vector.
short for influenza.
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|Noun||1.||flu - an acute febrile highly contagious viral disease|
swine flu, swine influenza - an acute and highly contagious respiratory disease of swine caused by the orthomyxovirus thought to be the same virus that caused the 1918 influenza pandemic
n → Grippe f; to get or catch/have (the) flu → (die or eine) Grippe bekommen/haben