Ebola

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E·bo·la

 (ĭ-bō′lə, ĕ-, ē-)
n.
1. A filovirus that causes disease in humans and nonhuman primates and spreads through contact with bodily fluids of infected people and animals. Bats are thought to be the host reservoir for the virus. Also called Ebola virus.
2. An acute, usually fatal form of hemorrhagic fever that is caused by this virus and is characterized by fever, headache, muscle pain, vomiting, diarrhea, and bleeding, especially from the mucous membranes and gastrointestinal tract. Also called Ebola disease, Ebola hemorrhagic fever, Ebola virus disease.

[After the Ebola River in northwest Democratic Republic of the Congo, where the disease was first observed.]
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Noun1.Ebola - a severe and often fatal disease in humans and nonhuman primates (monkeys and chimpanzees) caused by the Ebola virus; characterized by high fever and severe internal bleeding; can be spread from person to person; is largely limited to Africa
haemorrhagic fever, hemorrhagic fever, VHF, viral haemorrhagic fever, viral hemorrhagic fever - a group of illnesses caused by a viral infection (usually restricted to a specific geographic area); fever and gastrointestinal symptoms are followed by capillary hemorrhage
Translations

Ebola

[iːˈbəʊlə] Nébola m
the Ebola virusel virus ébola

Ebola

, Ebola virus
n (Med) → Ebola-Virus nt or m, → Eboloavirus nt or m
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