epidemic hemorrhagic fever n.
An acute viral hemorrhagic fever characterized by headache, high fever, sweating, thirst, photophobia, coryza, cough, myalgia, arthralgia, and abdominal pain with nausea and vomiting. This phase lasts from three to six days and is followed by capillary hemorrhages, edema, oliguria, and shock. Also called Far Eastern hemorrhagic fever, hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome, Korean hemorrhagic fever, Manchurian hemorrhagic fever.
[ep-i-dem-ik] /ˌɛp ɪˈdɛm ɪk/ adjective 1. Also, epidemical. (of a disease) affecting many persons at the same time, and spreading from person to person in a locality where the disease is not permanently prevalent. 2. extremely prevalent; widespread. noun 3. a temporary prevalence of a disease. 4. a rapid spread or increase in the occurrence […]
- Epidemic keratoconjunctivitis
epidemic keratoconjunctivitis n. A highly infectious follicular conjunctivitis of the eye caused by an adenovirus and characterized by inflammation but little exudate. Also called virus keratoconjunctivitis.
- Epidemic keratoconjunctivitis virus
epidemic keratoconjunctivitis virus n. An adenovirus causing of epidemic keratoconjunctivitis and associated with swimming pool conjunctivitis.
- Epidemic meningitis
noun 1. another name for cerebrospinal meningitis