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Lyme's disease

noun [U] uk   /ˈlaɪmz dɪˌziːz/  us   /ˈlaɪmz dɪˌziːz/ (also Lyme disease) specialized
a disease caused by bacteria that are spread by the bite of an insect called a tick: Initially the symptoms of Lyme's disease are like those of flu.
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