Definition of glandular fever in English:

glandular fever

Line breaks: glan¦du|lar fever

noun

[mass noun] British
  • An infectious viral disease characterized by swelling of the lymph glands and prolonged lassitude. Also called infectious mononucleosis.
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    • She was diagnosed with liver damage almost a year ago, and has also suffered from extreme tiredness and a series of illnesses including chicken pox, tonsillitis, flu and glandular fever.
    • When they do happen, they are similar to other viral infections such as glandular fever.
    • Also hepatitis B, glandular fever and intestinal parasites have been associated.

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