Definition of Yellow fever

1. Noun. Caused by a flavivirus transmitted by a mosquito.

Exact synonyms: Black Vomit, Yellow Jack
Generic synonyms: Infectious Disease



Definition of Yellow fever

1. Noun. (pathology) An acute febrile illness of tropical regions, caused by a flavivirus and spread by mosquitoes, characterised by jaundice, black vomit and the absence of urination. ¹

2. Noun. (slang) A term used to describe the attraction of a person of non-East Asian descent towards people of East Asian descent. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Yellow fever

1. An acute febrile illness of tropical regions, caused by a group B arbovirus and spread by a mosquito (Aedes aegypti). Characteristic features include: jaundice, black vomit and the absence of urination. Vaccination is available for travelers to endemic areas. (27 Sep 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Yellow Fever

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