Definición de Pontiac fever en inglés:

Pontiac fever

Silabificación: Pon·ti·ac fe·ver

sustantivo

Medicine
A mild systemic disease with symptoms resembling influenza, probably caused by a legionella infection.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • This is a flu-like illness is known as Pontiac fever.
  • The bacteria causes both the mild Pontiac fever and the more serious Legionnaires Disease.
  • Some people who come into contact with the bacteria will develop the less serious Pontiac fever, which causes a flu-like illness, which only lasts for a few days.

Origen

1960s: named after Pontiac, Michigan, where the first major outbreak was recorded.

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Palabra del día dissonant
Pronunciación: ˈdɪs(ə)nənt
adjective
lacking harmony