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Related to glandular fever: tonsillitis
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(Pathology) another name for infectious mononucleosis
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an acute infectious form of mononucleosis associated with Epstein-Barr virus and characterized by sudden fever and a benign swelling of lymph nodes.
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See infectious mononucleosis.
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|Noun||1.||glandular 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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