Meaning of “glandular fever” in the English Dictionary

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"glandular fever" in British English

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glandular fevernoun [ U ]

uk /ˌɡlæn.djə.lə ˈfiː.vər/ us /ˌɡlæn.dʒə.lɚ ˈfiː.vɚ/ UK US mononucleosis

an infectious disease that has an effect on particular glands and makes you feel weak and sick for a long time

(Definition of “glandular fever” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)