Sindbis fever Sind·bis fever (sĭnd’bĭs)
A febrile illness of humans in Africa, Australia, and other countries, characterized by arthralgia, rash, and malaise. It is caused by the Sindbis virus and transmitted by culicine mosquitoes.
- Sindbis virus
Sindbis virus n. An alphavirus that is the causative agent of Sindbis fever.
noun, Archaic. 1. cloth of fine linen or silk, used especially for shrouds.
noun 1. the scientific study of the Shroud of Turin. noun the study of the Shroud of Turin Word Origin sindon ‘shroud, wrapper’
noun 1. Trigonometry. (in a right triangle) the ratio of the side opposite a given acute angle to the hypotenuse. (of an angle) a trigonometric function equal to the ratio of the ordinate of the end point of the arc to the radius vector of this end point, the origin being at the center of […]