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sandfly fever

noun, Pathology
1.
a usually mild viral disease occurring in hot, dry areas, characterized by fever, eye pain, and sometimes a rash, transmitted by sandflies of the genus Phlebotomus.
Also called phlebotomus fever.
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15
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sandfly-fever in Medicine

sandfly fever sand·fly fever (sānd'flī')
n.
See phlebotomus fever.

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