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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Relating to or caused by microorganisms that are transmitted by an arthropod bite.

Usage examples (19)
  • Louse-borne Typhus is the only rickettsial disease which can cause explosive epidemics in humans.
  • The sense of unreality was very strong, and after a moment he recognized where he was: in a delirium he had had during a bout of Vegan rickettsial fever on his first...
  • It can easily be confused with malaria, typhoid, rickettsial diseases, haemorrhagic viral fevers (e.g. Lassa), arboviral infections (e.g. dengue), leptospirosis, viral...
  • Vasculitis of small vessels is basic underlying pathology in rickettsial infections. for more
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