Fulminant meaning

fo͝olmə-nənt, fŭl-
Occurring suddenly, rapidly, and with great severity or intensity.

Fulminant infection.

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Fulminating.
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(med.) Developing suddenly and severely, as a disease.
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Occurring suddenly, rapidly, and with great severity or intensity.

Fulminant infection.

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(chiefly medicine) Appearing quickly and with destructive effects.
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Origin of fulminant

  • Latin fulmināns fulminant- present participle of fulmināre to strike with lightning fulminate

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French fulminant, from Latin fulminō (“strike like lightning”).

    From Wiktionary