miliary fever

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miliary fever
 
n
Nontechnical name: sweating sickness an acute infectious fever characterized by profuse sweating and the formation on the skin of minute fluid-filled vesicles

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miliary fever n.
An infectious disease characterized by fever, profuse sweating, and the production of sudamina, occurring formerly in severe epidemics.

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