undulant fever

noun Pathology.


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undulant fever
another name for brucellosis
[C19: so called because the fever symptoms are intermittent]

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undulant fever un·du·lant fever (ŭn'jə-lənt, ŭn'dyə-, -də-)
See brucellosis.

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Example sentences
Consumption of unpasteurized milk and dairy products can also cause undulant
Occasionally, people contract brucellosis called undulant fever in humans-from
  eating unpasteurized goat cheeses.
Brucellosis is a bacterial disease that is also referred to in humans as
  undulant fever.
In humans, it is known as undulant fever because of the intermittent fever
  accompanying infection.
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