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English definition of “glandular fever”

glandular fever

noun [U]   /ˌɡləndjʊləˈfiːvər/ UK (US mononucleosis)
an infectious disease that makes your glands swell and makes you feel tiredFevers and infectious diseasesColds and flu
(Definition of glandular fever noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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