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Noun: haemorrhagic fever
Usage: Brit, Cdn (US: 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], viral hemorrhagic fever, viral haemorrhagic fever, VHF

Derived forms: haemorrhagic fevers

Type of: viral infection, virus infection

Encyclopedia: Haemorrhagic fever