SARS definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
an acute, highly contagious, viral respiratory disease characterized by coughing, a high fever, and breathing difficulty
Origin: s(evere) a(cute) r(espiratory) s(yndrome)
SARS definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A viral pneumonia that can progress to respiratory failure and is often characterized by high fever, malaise, dry cough, and shortness of breath.
Origin: s(evere) a(cute) r(espiratory) s(yndrome).
sars - Medical Definition
severe acute respiratory syndrome