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Meaning of Marburg disease

Mar'burg disease"

Pronunciation: (mär'bûrg-eb'u-lu). [key]
  1. a viral disease producing a severe and often fatal illness with fever, rash, diarrhea, vomiting, and gastrointestinal bleeding, transmitted to humans through contact with infected green monkeys. Also called
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