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n :  a severe infectious disease chiefly of Asia marked by fever, progressive anemia, leukopenia, and enlargement of the spleen and liver and caused by a flagellate of the genus Leishmania (L. donovani) that is transmitted by the bite of sand flies and proliferates in reticuloendothelial cells - called also dumdum fever  - see LEISHMAN-DONOVAN BODY  .
Similar sounding terms:  clo·sure 

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