ambulatory plague

a mild form of bubonic plague, usually occurring only in endemic areas, with lymphadenitis, fever, headache, prostration, and a short course. Called also pestis minor.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • plague — Synonyms and related words: afflict, affliction, aggravate, aggravation, ail, ambulatory plague, anguish, annoy, annoyance, apply pressure, badger, bait, bane, be at, be the matter, bedevil, beleaguer, beset, besiege, bevy, bitch, black death,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Plague — The plague is an infectious disease due to a bacteria called Yersinia pestis. Y. pestis mainly infects rats and other rodents. Rodents are the prime reservoir for the bacteria. Fleas function as the prime vectors carrying the bacteria from one… …   Medical dictionary

  • bubonic plague — noun the most common form of the plague in humans; characterized by chills, prostration, delirium and the formation of buboes in the armpits and groin; does not spread from person to person • Syn: ↑pestis bubonica, ↑glandular plague • Hypernyms:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • glandular plague — noun the most common form of the plague in humans; characterized by chills, prostration, delirium and the formation of buboes in the armpits and groin; does not spread from person to person • Syn: ↑bubonic plague, ↑pestis bubonica • Hypernyms:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • ambulant plague — noun a mild form of bubonic plague • Syn: ↑ambulatory plague, ↑pestis ambulans • Hypernyms: ↑bubonic plague, ↑pestis bubonica, ↑glandular plague …   Useful english dictionary

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  • pandemic — Synonyms and related words: ambulatory plague, average, besetting, black death, black plague, bubonic plague, catching, cellulocutaneous plague, common, communicable, contagious, current, defervescing plague, dominant, endemic, epidemial,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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