undulant fever


noun Pathology.


Nearby words

  1. undro,
  2. undset,
  3. undset, sigrid,
  4. undue,
  5. undulant,
  6. undulate,
  7. undulating membrane,
  8. undulating pulse,
  9. undulation,
  10. undulative

Origin of undulant fever

First recorded in 1895–1900

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British Dictionary definitions for undulant fever

undulant fever

noun

another name for brucellosis

Word Origin for undulant fever

C19: so called because the fever symptoms are intermittent

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Medicine definitions for undulant fever

undulant fever

[ ŭnjə-lənt, -də- ]

n.

brucellosis

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