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encephalitis lethargica

  

      n     (Pathol)      a technical name for       sleeping sickness       2  
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sleeping sickness  
      n  
1      (Also called)    African sleeping sickness   an African disease caused by infection with protozoans of the genus Trypanosoma, characterized by fever, wasting, and sluggishness  
2      (Also called (esp. formerly))    sleepy sickness   an epidemic viral form of encephalitis characterized by extreme drowsiness,   (Technical name)    encephalitis lethargica         

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encephalitis  
      n   inflammation of the brain  
  encephalitic      adj  


encephalitis lethargica  
      n     (Pathol)      a technical name for       sleeping sickness       2  
epidemic encephalitis  
      n     (Pathol)      a technical name for       sleeping sickness       2  

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