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valley fever

noun Pathology.
  1. coccidioidomycosis.
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Origin of valley fever

First recorded in 1935–40; so called because it is common in the San Joaquin Valley in California
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valley fever in Medicine

valley fever

(vălē)
n.
  1. coccidioidomycosis
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