a diet typical of the Mediterranean region with high consumption of fruits, vegetables, grains, beans, nuts, olive oil, fish, and poultry
The Mediterranean diet is thought to increase life expectancy and protect against heart disease and cancer.
- Mediterranean exanthematous fever
Mediterranean exanthematous fever Med·i·ter·ra·ne·an exanthematous fever (měd’ĭ-tə-rā’nē-ən) n. A disease occurring sporadically in the Mediterranean littoral marked by severe chills with abrupt rise of temperature, pains in the joints, tonsillitis, diarrhea, vomiting, and a rash of elevated nonconfluent macules beginning on the thighs and spreading to the entire body.
noun, Pathology. 1. . noun 1. another name for brucellosis Mediterranean fever n.
noun 1. a small cosmopolitan moth, Anagasta kuehniella, whose larvae damage stored foodstuffs, as grain and flour.
noun 1. a small, black and white, irregularly banded two-winged fly, Ceratitis capitata, of many warm regions, that damages citrus and other succulent fruit crops by implanting eggs that hatch into maggots within the fruit. noun 1. a species of dipterous fly, Ceratitis capitata, having marbled wings, whose maggots tunnel into fruits such as citrus, […]