An infectious disease caused by viruses, which is usually transmitted by direct contact, such as kissing, and is associated with an abnormal increase in phagocytic cells (monocytes).
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an infection caused by a virus that invades a type of white blood cell called a monocyte, causing fever, sore throat, and swollen lymph nodes
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Properly, infectious mononucleosis, a viral infection of the lymph pulp most frequently caused by the Epstein-Barr virus.
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Mononucleosis: Infection with the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV, human herpesvirus 4, HHV-4) in which there is an increase of white blood cells that have a single nucleus (monocytes). The infection can be spread by saliva. Its incubation period is four to eight weeks. Symptoms include fever, fatigue, sore...
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<haematology> The presence of an abnormally large number of mononuclear leucocytes (monocytes) in the blood. The term is often used alone to refer to infectious mononucleosis. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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(mon″o-noo″kle-o´sis) excess of monocytes in the blood; frequently used alone to refer to infectious mononucleosis. cytomegalovirus mononucleosis a syndrome similar to infectious mononucleosis but caused by infection with cytomegalovirus. infectious mononucleosi...
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infection in humans, caused by the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), whose most common symptoms are fever, general malaise, and sore throat. The disease ... [4 related articles]
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the presence of an abnormally large number of mononuclear leucocytes (monocytes) in the blood. The term is often used alone to refer to infectious mononucleosis.
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Mononucleosis (also called “Mono,” glandular fever and colloquially, the “kissing disease”), is a disease most commonly caused by the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV). EBV affects the lymphocytes which are white blood cells involved in the adaptive immune system. Mononucleosis can also be caused by...
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Mononucleosis is an acute viral infectious disease characterised by fatigue, fever, pharyngitis, and lymphadenopathy. Mononucleosis is caused by the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) and transmitted by way of prolonged contact with infected saliva or through a blood transfusion.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: mon′ō-nū′klē-ō′sis Definitions: 1. Presence of abnormally large numbers of mononuclear leukocytes in the circulating blood, especially with reference to forms that are not normal.
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1) Glandular fever 2) Infectious disease 3) Infectious mononucleosis 4) Kissing disease 5) Mono
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