mud fever

noun

another name for scratches

Nearby words

  1. mud bug,
  2. mud crab,
  3. mud crack,
  4. mud dauber,
  5. mud eel,
  6. mud flat,
  7. mud gecko,
  8. mud hen,
  9. mud map,
  10. mud pie

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Examples from the Web for mud fever

  • Mud-fever is consequent upon wet, hardship, and improper grooming.

    Riding for Ladies|Mrs. Power O'Donoghue


Medicine definitions for mud fever

mud fever

n.

Leptospirosis caused by the spirochete, Leptospira grippotyphosa.

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