glandular fever


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glandular fever

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glandular fever

n
(Pathology) another name for infectious mononucleosis
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infec′tious mononucleo′sis


n.
an acute infectious form of mononucleosis associated with Epstein-Barr virus and characterized by sudden fever and a benign swelling of lymph nodes.
[1915–20]
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glandular fever

See infectious mononucleosis.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
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Noun1.glandular fever - an acute disease characterized by fever and swollen lymph nodes and an abnormal increase of mononuclear leucocytes or monocytes in the bloodstreamglandular 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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glandular fever

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She also had a high temperature, the glands in her neck were swollen and she had purple spots on the roof of her mouth - 60 per cent of you managed to correctly identify Marianne's problem as glandular fever.
Despite a run to the third round at the Australian Open and a contribution in Great Britain's Fed Cup win over Hungary, Watson was diagnosed with glandular fever in April.
However, the win was far from a certainty as she continues to make her way back from the bout of glandular fever which kept her out for more than two months.