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noun, Pathology.
any of several fevers characterized by spots on the skin, especially as in cerebrospinal meningitis or typhus fever.
tick fever.
spotted fever
any of various severe febrile diseases characterized by small irregular spots on the skin, as in Rocky Mountain spotted fever or tick fever

spotted fever n.
A tick typhus caused by Rickettsia rickettsii, such as Rocky Mountain spotted fever.


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