an acute, highly contagious, viral respiratory disease characterized by coughing, a high fever, and breathing difficulty
Origin of SARSs(evere) a(cute) r(espiratory) s(yndrome)
A viral pneumonia that can progress to respiratory failure and is often characterized by high fever, malaise, dry cough, and shortness of breath.
Origin of SARSs(evere) a(cute) r(espiratory) s(yndrome).
- Shortened form of sarsaparilla (drink)
- (pathology) Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome