rocky mountain spotted fever


rocky mountain spotted fever

noun Pathology.

  1. an infectious disease characterized by high fever, pains in joints, bones, and muscles, and a cutaneous eruption, caused by rickettsii and transmitted by ticks: first reported in the Rocky Mountain area, but now more widely distributed.

noun

  1. an acute rickettsial disease characterized by high fever, chills, pain in muscles and joints, skin rash, etc. It is caused by the bite of a tick infected with the microorganism Rickettsia rickettsii

n.

  1. An acute infectious disease caused by Rickettsia rickettsii that is transmitted by ticks, characterized by muscular pain, high fever, and a skin rash, and is endemic throughout North America.

  1. An acute infection caused by the bacteria Rickettssia Rickettii and transmitted by ticks of the family Ixodidae. It is characterized by fever, extreme exhaustion, muscle pains, and skin rash.

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