Meaning of hemorrhagic fever

hem'orrhag'ic fe'ver

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— Pathol. Pathol.
  1. any of several arbovirus infections, as dengue, characterized by fever, chills, and malaise followed by hemorrhages of capillaries, sometimes leading to kidney failure and death.
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