pappataci fever virus

pappataci fever virus
see Phlebovirus.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • virus — viruslike, adj. /vuy reuhs/, n., pl. viruses. 1. an ultramicroscopic (20 to 300 nm in diameter), metabolically inert, infectious agent that replicates only within the cells of living hosts, mainly bacteria, plants, and animals: composed of an RNA …   Universalium

  • Fever — Although a fever technically is any body temperature above the normal of 98.6 degrees F. (37 degrees C.), in practice a person is usually not considered to have a significant fever until the temperature is above 100.4 degrees F (38 degrees C.).… …   Medical dictionary

  • Pappataci-Fieber — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 A93.1 Pappatacifieber Phlebotomus Fieber Sandfliegenfieber …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • sand fly — n. 1. BITING MIDGE 2. any of various other biting dipterous flies (family Psychodidae) that may transmit various diseases * * * Any of several species in the dipteran family Phlebotomidae (sometimes considered part of the family Psychodidae) with …   Universalium

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