Brill’s disease

Brill’s dis.ease
[br'ilz dizi:z] n Med doença de Brill: recorrência de uma forma leve de tifo.

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  • Brill's disease — brilz n an acute infectious disease milder than epidemic typhus but caused by the same rickettsia Brill Nathan Edwin (1860 1925) American physician. In 1910, after studying 221 cases, Brill published the first description of the disease now known …   Medical dictionary

  • Brill's disease — ☆ Brill s disease [bril′zin′sərbrilz ] n. [after N. E. Brill (1860 1925), U.S. physician] a form of epidemic typhus fever in which the disease recurs years after the original infection: also called Brill Zinsser disease [bril′zin′sər] …   English World dictionary

  • Brill's disease — Brill s′ disease n. pat a relatively mild form of typhus • Etymology: after N. E. Brill (1859–1925), U.S. physician …   From formal English to slang

  • brill's disease — ˈbrilz noun Usage: usually capitalized B Etymology: after Nathan E. Brill died 1925 American physician : an acute febrile disease now usually considered to be a mild recurrence of typhus in an individual who had that disease years before * * *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Brill-Symmers disease — Brill Sym·mers disease (brilґ simґərz) [N.E. Brill; Douglas Symmers, American physician, 1879–1952] follicular lymphoma …   Medical dictionary

  • Brill-Zinsser disease — Recrudescence of epidemic typhus years after the initial attack. The agent that causes epidemic typhus (Rickettsia prowazekii) remains viable for many years and then when host defenses are down, it is reactivated causing recurrent typhus. The… …   Medical dictionary

  • Brill’s disease — epidemic typhus disease recurring years after the original infection and named for its American diagnostician Dr Nathan E Brill …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • Brill's disease — Pathol. a relatively mild form of typhus. [named after N. E. Brill (1859 1925), American physician] * * * …   Universalium

  • Brill-Zinsser disease — noun A delayed relapse of epidemic typhus, occurring some time after the original infection …   Wiktionary

  • Brill-Symmers disease — follicular lymphoma …   Medical dictionary

  • Brill (disambiguation) — Placename: * Brill, Buckinghamshire, England is a village known for a nearby palace built by King Edward the Confessor. * Brill is a small village to the west of Constantine in the Cornish District of Kerrier, UK. * Brielle, The Netherlands… …   Wikipedia

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