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Weil's disease(vīlz, wīlz) also Weil disease (vīl, wīl)
A severe form of leptospirosis in humans that is characterized by jaundice, fever, muscle pain, kidney failure, and a tendency to hemorrhage.
[After Adolf Weil (1848-1916), German physician.]
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1. (Pathology) another name for leptospirosis
2. (Veterinary Science) another name for leptospirosis
[named after Adolf Weil (1848–1916), German physician]
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|Noun||1.||Weil's disease - a severe form of leptospirosis in human beings|
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