from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A severe form of leptospirosis in humans that is characterized by jaundice, fever, muscle pain, and a tendency to hemorrhage.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun An infectious disease, having a course of about ten days, characterized by jaundice, muscular pains, enlargement of the liver and spleen, and fever. Also called
acute infectious jaundice.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- (Med.) An acute infectious febrile disease, resembling typhoid fever, with muscular pains, disturbance of the digestive organs, jaundice, etc.
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- noun a severe form of leptospirosis in human beings
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[After Adolf Weil, (1848–1916), German physician.]
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