Definition: 'Simian Hemorrhagic Fever'
simian hemorrhagic feverType: Term
1. a highly fatal disease of macaque monkeys caused by the simian hemorrhagic fever virus and characterized by fever, facial edema, anorexia, adipsia, skin petechiae, diarrhea, hemorrhages, and death.
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