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1. Malaria, especially a severe form occurring in the East Indies and other tropical regions.
2. Any of various diseases native to the tropics.
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(Pathology) a serious malarial fever occurring in the East Indies
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a severe variety of malaria common in the East Indies.
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|Noun||1.||jungle fever - severe form of malaria occurring in tropical regions|
malaria - an infective disease caused by sporozoan parasites that are transmitted through the bite of an infected Anopheles mosquito; marked by paroxysms of chills and fever
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