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Related to rabbit fever: tularemia, sleeping sickness
(Pathology) pathol another name for tularaemia
or tu•la•rae•mi•a(ˌtu ləˈri mi ə)
a plaguelike disease of rabbits, squirrels, etc., caused by a bacterium, Francisella tularensis, transmitted to humans by insects or ticks or by the handling of infected animals.
[1921; < New Latin tular(ensis) (after Tulare Co., California, where the disease was first observed) + -emia]
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|Noun||1.||rabbit fever - a highly infectious disease of rodents (especially rabbits and squirrels) and sometimes transmitted to humans by ticks or flies or by handling infected animals|
chancre - a small hard painless nodule at the site of entry of a pathogen (as syphilis)
n. fiebre de conejo. V.: tularemia.