rabbit fever

noun Pathology, Veterinary Pathology.

Origin:
1920–25

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rabbit fever
 
n
pathol another name for tularaemia

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Example sentences
Rodent fleas also transmit tapeworms, typhus fever, and probably tularemia or rabbit fever.
Tularemia, or rabbit fever or deer fly fever is a bacterial infection that is highly infectious but not contagious.
We didn't have high-tech sniffers scattered across the country to detect anthrax and rabbit fever.
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