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sand·fly fever

n :  a virus disease of brief duration that is characterized by fever, headache, pain in the eyes, malaise, and leukopenia and is transmitted by the bite of a sand fly of the genus Phlebotomus (P. papatasii) - called also pappataci fever , hlebotomus fever  .

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