adjective see influenza

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • influenzal — influenza ► NOUN ▪ a highly contagious infection of the respiratory passages, spread by a virus and causing fever, severe aching, and catarrh. DERIVATIVES influenzal adjective. ORIGIN Italian, influence, outbreak of an epidemic , from Latin… …   English terms dictionary

  • influenzal — See influenza. * * * …   Universalium

  • influenzal — adjective of or relating to influenza …   Wiktionary

  • influenzal — Relating to, marked by, or resulting from influenza …   Medical dictionary

  • influenzal — adj. of or relating to influenza; resulting from influenza …   English contemporary dictionary

  • influenzal — influenˈzal adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑influenza …   Useful english dictionary

  • influenzal encephalitis — encephalitis occurring as a complication of influenza …   Medical dictionary

  • influenzal pneumonia — influenza virus pneumonia viral pneumonia caused by an influenza virus, usually the type A virus; some cases are mild, but it can develop into a fulminant condition characterized by high fever, prostration, severe dyspnea, and massive (sometimes… …   Medical dictionary

  • influenza — influenzal, adj. influenzalike, adj. /in flooh en zeuh/, n. 1. Pathol. an acute, commonly epidemic disease, occurring in several forms, caused by numerous rapidly mutating viral strains and characterized by respiratory symptoms and general… …   Universalium

  • Alexander, Hattie Elizabeth — ▪ American physician and microbiologist born April 5, 1901, Baltimore, Md., U.S. died June 24, 1968, New York, N.Y.       American pediatrician and microbiologist whose groundbreaking work on influenzal meningitis significantly reduced infant… …   Universalium

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