Definition of brain fever in English:

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brain fever


[mass noun] dated
Inflammation of the brain: she seems overcome with the vapours or brain fever [count noun]: concussion was succeeded by a brain fever of sorts
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  • The same story was repeated during another epidemic of brain fever in Assam.
  • At 16, Kikuko Miyagi witnessed terrible injuries, but learned to care for limbless men, those who could not speak and those suffering from the last stages of tetanus and brain fever.
  • In his 1996 research work on cattle diseases, Meeran's father referred to the Toxo being used in diagnosis of brain fever and other communicable diseases.

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