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spotted fever

noun, Pathology
1.
any of several fevers characterized by spots on the skin, especially as in cerebrospinal meningitis or typhus fever.
Origin
1640-1650
1640-50
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British Dictionary definitions for spotted fever

spotted fever

noun
1.
any of various severe febrile diseases characterized by small irregular spots on the skin, as in Rocky Mountain spotted fever or tick fever
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spotted fever in Medicine

spotted fever n.
A tick typhus caused by Rickettsia rickettsii, such as Rocky Mountain spotted fever.

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