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1. assam fever, dumdum fever, kala-azar, visceral leishmaniasis

leishmaniasis of the viscera

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a tropical infectious disease caused by the protozoan Leishmania donovani in the liver, spleen, etc, characterized by fever and weight loss; visceral leishmaniasis

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an infectious disease, a type of leishmaniasis, that occurs in subtropical or tropical areas, caused by a protozoan parasite (Leishmania donovani) transmitted by sand flies (esp. genus Phlebotomus), and characterized by an enlarged spleen and liver, irregular fever, anemia, etc.
: also ˌkala-aˈzar noun

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A type of leishmaniasis occurring chiefly in India, caused by the protozoan parasite Leishmania donovani and characterized by fever, enlargement of the spleen and liver, progressive anemia and leukopenia, and weight loss.

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