fever

(redirected from rat-bite fever)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to rat-bite fever: leptospirosis, Streptobacillary Fever

fever

(Excitement), noun agitation, ardor, arousing, delirium, desire, disquiet, eagerness, enthusiasm, exhilaration, fervency, fever pitch, feverish excitement, feverishness, fire, fomentation, frenzy, galvanization, heat, intensity, panic, passion, provocation, stimulation, stirring up, tizzy, turmoil, upset, working up, zeal, zealousness, zest
Associated concepts: proceedings reaching a fever pitch

fever

(Illness), noun affliction, ailment, eleeated temperature, feverishness, has a disorder, has a malady, has an affliction, has an ailment, ill health, illness, in poor health, infirmity, not healthy, sickness, temperature
Associated concepts: fee services, health care
See also: furor
References in periodicals archive ?
Rat-bite fever commonly results from infection with the zoonotic pathogens S.
Rat-bite fever (RBF) is a rare, systemic illness caused by infection with Streptobacillus moniliformis.
The book covers a broad range of topics from such common entities as hiccups, sleep apnea, atrial fibrillation, and acute pancreatitis to more esoteric disease states such as rat-bite fever, porphyria, snake-bite poisoning, and even the plague.