petechial fever


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petechial fever

[pitē′kē·əl]
Etymology: It, petecchie + L, febris, fever
any febrile illness accompanied by small petechiae on the skin, such as seen in meningococcemia or in the late stage of typhoid fever.

petechial fever

Neurology
(1) Cerebrospinal meningitis. 
(2) Meningo-coccal meningitis.
 
Veterinary medicine
A petechial lesion of horses following pyogenic infections.

petechial fever

see bovine petechial fever.