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miliary fever

an acute infectious fever characterized by profuse sweating and the formation on the skin of minute fluid-filled vesicles Nontechnical name sweating sickness
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miliary fever in Medicine

miliary fever n.
An infectious disease characterized by fever, profuse sweating, and the production of sudamina, occurring formerly in severe epidemics.

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