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Noun: Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome
  1. Syndrome associated with bacterial meningitis; marked by sudden high fever and skin discolouration and petechiae with haemorrhage into the adrenal glands and cardiovascular collapse

Type of: syndrome

Encyclopedia: Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome