a type of fever typical of Hodgkin's disease, marked by irregular episodes of pyrexia of several days' duration, with intervening periods in which the temperature is normal.
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[Charles Murchison, Brit. physician, 1830–1879; Pieter K. Pel; Wilhelm Ebstein]Pel-Ebstein fever.
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