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  • n. An extremely contagious and often fatal illness caused by the Ebola virus, characterised by fever and internal bleeding, contracted through infected body fluids.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a severe and often fatal disease in humans and nonhuman primates (monkeys and chimpanzees) caused by the Ebola virus; characterized by high fever and severe internal bleeding; can be spread from person to person; is largely limited to Africa


Named after the Ebola River. (Wiktionary)


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