undulant fever

Origin of undulant fever

First recorded in 1895–1900
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British Dictionary definitions for undulant fever

undulant fever

noun
  1. another name for brucellosis

Word Origin for undulant fever

C19: so called because the fever symptoms are intermittent
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undulant fever in Medicine

undulant fever

[ŭnjə-lənt, -də-]
n.
  1. brucellosis
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