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jungle fever

noun, Pathology
1.
a severe variety of malarial fever occurring in the East Indies and the tropics.
Origin
1795-1805
1795-1805
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British Dictionary definitions for jungle fever

jungle fever

noun
1.
a serious malarial fever occurring in the East Indies
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jungle fever in Medicine

jungle fever jun·gle fever (jŭng'gəl)
n.
See malaria.

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