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cat-scratch disease

[ kat-skrach ]
/ ˈkætˌskrætʃ /
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noun Pathology.
a disorder characterized by fever and swelling of the lymph glands, caused by a viral infection resulting from the scratch or bite of a cat.
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Also called cat-scratch fever.
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