Definition of undulant fever in English:

undulant fever

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noun

[mass noun]
  • Brucellosis in humans.
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    • For example bacteria in unpasteurized milk have been known to infect those who drink it with polio, tuberculosis, typhoid, diphtheria, undulant fever, and foot and mouth disease.
    • Thus undulant fever, a particularly debilitating illness that often led to rheumatism, became known as Malta fever - to which many Maltese objected.
    • It can also bring about undulant fever in humans.

Origin

late 19th century: so named because of the intermittent fever associated with the disease.

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