dengue

Tropical disease caused by a flavivirus (one of the arboviruses), transmitted by mosquitoes. A more serious complication is dengue shock syndrome, a haemorrhagic fever probably caused by an immune complex hypersensitivity after re-exposure.

Dengue

Infectious fever endemic to India and other parts of Asia, but also found in Egypt and the West Indies. Caused by a virus and transmitted by the mosquito

Dengue

• (n.) A specific epidemic disease attended with high fever, cutaneous eruption, and severe pains in the head and limbs, resembling those of rheumatism; -- called also breakbone fever. It occurs in India, Egypt, the West Indies, etc., is of short duration, and rarely fatal.
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dengue

(deng´ge) (Sp. dān´ga) a painful viral disease seen in tropical and subtropical climates around the world, caused by a virus carried by Aedes mosquitoes. Symptoms include severe headache, back and joint pain, high fever, rash, facial flushing, and congestion of the eyeballs. There is often a first ...
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Dengue

(pronounced deng'e)
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dengue

dengue fever noun an infectious disease of the tropics transmitted by mosquitoes and characterized by rash and aching head and joints
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Dengue

Den'gue (dĕn'ga) noun [ See Note, below.] (Medicine) A specific epidemic disease attended with high fever, cutaneous eruption, and severe pains in the head and limbs, resembling those of rheumatism; -- called also breakbone fever . It occurs in India, Egypt, the West Indies, etc., is ...
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dengue

acute, infectious, mosquito-borne hemorrhagic fever that temporarily is completely incapacitating but is rarely fatal. Besides fever, the disease is ... [5 related articles]
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Dengue

Dengue (breakbone fever) is a fever of hot countries, due to an unknown virus conveyed by mosquitoes. At the onset there are chills, headache, severe pains in the eyes and muscles, swelling and flushing of the face and soreness of the mouth, with high fever. After two or three days' remission the fever and pains recur, and there is usually a rash w...
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Dengue

Dengue: Also known as Dengue fever, an acute mosquito-borne viral illness of sudden onset that usually follows a benign course with headache, fever, prostration, severe joint and muscle pain, swollen glands (lymphadenopathy) and rash. The presence (the 'dengue triad') of fever, rash, and headache (and other pains) is particularly characteristic of ...
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dengue

possibly from Swahili dinga
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dengue

Tropical disease caused by a flavivirus (one of the arboviruses), transmitted by mosquitoes. A more serious complication is dengue shock syndrome, a haemorrhagic fever probably caused by an immune complex hypersensitivity after re exposure. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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dengue

Type: Term Pronunciation: den′gā Definitions: 1. A disease of many tropic and subtropic regions that can occur epidemically; caused by dengue virus, a member of the family Flaviviridae. There are four antigenic types, and they are transmitted by a mosquito of the genus Aedes (usually A. aegypti, but frequently A. albopictus). Four grades...
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dengue

[n] - an infectious disease of the tropics transmitted by mosquitoes and characterized by rash and aching head and joints
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