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Noun: glandular fever
  1. An acute disease characterized by fever and swollen lymph nodes and an abnormal increase of mononuclear leucocytes or monocytes in the bloodstream; not highly contagious; some believe it can be transmitted by kissing
    - infectious mononucleosis, mononucleosis, mono, kissing disease

Type of: infectious disease

Encyclopedia: Glandular fever