kala-azar

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n kala-azar leishmaniasis of the viscera
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n kala-azar ‘The black sickness’; a fever of India marked by an intermittent or remittent stage and a stage of continued fever, with progressive anemia, prostration, and dropsy.
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Usage

In literature:

Sulla Leishmaniosi del cane sull'ospite intermedio del Kala-Azar infantile, Rendiconti Reale Accad.
"Handbook of Medical Entomology" by William Albert Riley
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In news:

Kala azar is a classic "neglected disease".
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