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Noun: viral hemorrhagic 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 haemorrhage
    - hemorrhagic fever [N. Amer], haemorrhagic fever [Brit, Cdn], viral haemorrhagic fever, VHF

Derived forms: viral hemorrhagic fevers

Type of: viral infection, virus infection

Encyclopedia: Viral hemorrhagic fever