recurrent fever meaning

  "recurrent fever" in a sentence
Noun: recurrent fever  ri'kúrunt 'feevu(r)
  1. Marked by recurring high fever and transmitted by the bite of infected lice or ticks; characterized by episodes of high fever and chills and headache and muscle pain and nausea that recur every week or ten days for several months
    - relapsing fever

Derived forms: recurrent fevers

Type of: infectious disease



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  1. recurrent fever with rash and painful joint
  2. the ever recurrent fever of expectancy assailed martin as he took the bundle of long envelopes . one was not long
  3. At the end, he had a debilitating, recurrent fever, and poured what little energy he had into his art.
  4. As his transplanted kidney is failing fast, his recurrent fever refused to go and he was finding more difficulty in breathing.
  5. May have a recurrent fever and anemia, may relapse to the subacute or acute form even several years after the original attack.

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