Meaning of canicola fever

ca•nic'o•la fe'ver

Pronunciation: (ku-nik'u-lu), [key]
— Pathol. Pathol.
  1. an acute febrile disease of humans and dogs, characterized by inflammation of the stomach and intestines and by jaundice: caused by a spirochete, Leptospira canicola. Cf. canine leptospirosis, leptospirosis.
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