TITLE

kala-azar

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1163
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term kala-azar is presented. The term refers to an infectious disease caused by Leishmania donovani, an intracellular protozoan. It is characterized by fevers, splenic enlargement and decreased blood cell counts. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co. The pronunciation of the term is also provided.
ACCESSION #
21233254

 

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