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eastern equine encephalitis

Syllabification: east·ern e·quine en·ceph·a·li·tis

Definition of eastern equine encephalitis in English:


A rare viral disease that affects horses and humans and is spread by mosquitoes, occurring mainly in eastern US states.

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