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valley fever

noun, Pathology.
Origin of valley fever
First recorded in 1935-40; so called because it is common in the San Joaquin Valley in California Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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valley fever in Medicine

valley fever vall·ey fever (vāl'ē)
See coccidioidomycosis.

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