Weil-s-disease meaning

vīlz, wīlz
A severe form of leptospirosis in humans that is characterized by jaundice, fever, muscle pain, and a tendency to hemorrhage.
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A severe form of leptospirosis in humans that is characterized by jaundice, fever, muscle pain, kidney failure, and a tendency to hemorrhage.
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Origin of weil-s-disease

  • After Adolf Weil (1848–1916), German physician

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