severe acute respiratory syndrome


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severe acute respiratory syndrome

n.
SARS.
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Noun1.severe acute respiratory syndrome - 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
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