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breakbone fever

Saltos de línea: break|bone fever
Pronunciación: /ˈbreɪkbəʊnfiːvə(r)
 
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Definición de breakbone fever en inglés:

sustantivo

Another term for dengue.
Example sentences
  • However, it was an American physician, Benjamin Rush, who first referred to dengue as ‘breakbone fever’.
  • I had dengue fever, called ‘breakbone fever‘some years ago for its joint and muscle pain.
  • In America it was known as breakbone fever and in the East Indies as knokkel - koorts, knuckle fever.

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