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Noun: hemorrhagic fever
Usage: N. Amer (elsewhere: haemorrhagic fever)
  1. A group of illnesses caused by a viral infection (usually restricted to a specific geographic area); fever and gastrointestinal symptoms are followed by capillary hemorrhage
    - haemorrhagic fever [Brit, Cdn], viral hemorrhagic fever, viral haemorrhagic fever, VHF

Derived forms: hemorrhagic fevers

Type of: viral infection, virus infection

Encyclopedia: Hemorrhagic fever, ebola