Variant of influenza
- an acute, contagious, infectious disease, caused by any of various viruses and characterized by inflammation of the respiratory tract, fever, and muscular pain
- any of various viral diseases of domestic animals, characterized by inflammation of the respiratory tract
Origin: It, literally , an influence (because attributed by astrologers to the influence of the stars) from Midieval Latin influentia: see influence
- influenzal adjective
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