Petechial fever
Petechial Pe*tech"i*al, a. [Cf. F. p['e]t['e]chial, LL. petecchialis.] (Med.) Characterized by, or pertaining to, petechi[ae]; spotted. [1913 Webster]

{Petechial fever}, a malignant fever, accompanied with livid spots on the skin. [1913 Webster]


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