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Weil's disease

División en sílabas: Weil's dis·ease
Pronunciación: /ˈvīlz diˌzēz
 
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Definición de Weil's disease en inglés:

sustantivo

A severe, sometimes fatal, form of leptospirosis transmitted by rats via contaminated water.
Example sentences
  • The incidence of infectious diseases such as diarrhoea, hepatitis, Weil's disease etc are on the rise.
  • Epidemics such as malaria, Dengue fever, Weil's disease, etc. continue to claim several lives every year.
  • Icteric leptospirosis or Weil's disease is seen in about 10 per cent of the patients.

Origen

late 19th century: named after H. Adolf Weil (1848–1916), German physician.

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