SARS

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SARS

 (särz)
n.
A severe, contagious respiratory illness caused by a coronavirus, characterized by high fever, malaise, dry cough, and pneumonia.

[s(evere) a(cute) r(espiratory) s(yndrome).]

SARS

(sɑːz)
n acronym for
(Pathology) severe acute respiratory syndrome; a severe viral infection of the lungs characterized by high fever, a dry cough, and breathing difficulties. It is contagious, having an airborne mode of transmission

SARS

abbreviation for
South African Revenue Service
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.SARS - a respiratory disease of unknown etiology that apparently originated in mainland China in 2003; characterized by fever and coughing or difficulty breathing or hypoxia; can be fatal
respiratory disease, respiratory disorder, respiratory illness - a disease affecting the respiratory system
Translations

SARS

[sɑːz] N ABBR =severe acute respiratory syndromeneumonía f asiática, SARS m

SARS

[ˈsɑːrz] npneumopathie f atypique

SARS

(Med) abbr of severe acute respiratory syndromeSARS nt, → schweres akutes Atemnotsyndrom

SARS

abbr severe acute respiratory syndrome. V. syndrome.