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Definition of the noun kala-azar
What does kala-azar mean as a name of something?
- leishmaniasis of the viscera
- lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
- synonyms of kala-azar: Assam fever / dumdum fever / visceral leishmaniasis
- more generic terms: kala azar / leishmaniasis / leishmaniosis = sores resulting from a tropical infection by protozoa of the genus Leishmania which are spread by sandflies
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English, Français, Español by S. William A. Gunn
Kala-azar (kala-azar, kala-azar, 2555). Syn: visceral leishmaniasis. Kerma (kerma, kerma, U.S.). Acronymic term for Kinetic Energy Released in ...
Black’s Medical Dictionary (2017)
by Harvey Marcovitch
Kala-Azar. Another name for visceral LEISHMANIASIS. Kallman. Syndrome. A genetic disorder affecting 1 in 4,000 men consisting of a combination of HYPOGONADISM due to deficiency of the pituitary hormone, gonadotrophic releasing ...
Encyclopedia of Entomology (2008)
by John L. Capinera
Kala-Azar. A form of visceral leishmaniasis caused by Leishmania donovani. In humans it causes enlargement of the spleen and liver, and can be fatal. It is vectored by sandflies (Dipera: Psychodidae). >• Leishmaniasis ...
by Bhawani Kumar
Kala-azar It is a disease common in tropical countries which is caused by protozoan and transmitted by sandflies. Its symptoms include prolonged fever, anaemia accompanied with enlargement of spleen and liver. Antimony compound is ...
Flip Dictionary (2002)
by Barbara Kipfer
trench fever histoplasmosis trench mouth/Vincent's angina/Vincent's infection hookworm/uncinaria trypanosomiasis/sleeping sickness influenza/grippe/grip tuberculosis jail fever tularemia/rabbit fever kala-azar typhoid fever/typhoid/ enteric ...
by Mosby, Inc
kala-azar /kä′lə äzär′/ [Hindi, kala, black; Assamese, azar, fever], a chronic and potentially fatal disease caused by the protozoan Leishmania donovani, transmitted to humans, particularly to children, by the bite of the sand fly ...
kala-azar A chronic and potentially fatal parasitic ...
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