A fever occurring in Japan in the autumn; resembles Weil disease, but is milder and is caused by the autumnalis serovar of Leptospira interrogans. SYN: akiyami, autumn fever (2), sakushu fever, seven-day fever (2).

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • akiyami — SYN: hasamiyami. * * * aki·ya·mi (ah″ke yahґme) nanukayami …   Medical dictionary

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