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rheumatic fevernoun [U]

uk   /ruːˌmæt.ik ˈfiː.vər/  us   /ruːˌmæt̬.ik ˈfiː.vɚ/
a ​seriousdisease that ​causesfever, ​swelling of the joints (= ​places where two ​bones are ​connected), and ​possibleheartdamage
(Definition of rheumatic fever from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “rheumatic fever”
in Chinese (Simplified) 风湿热…
in Chinese (Traditional) 風濕熱…
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