influenza

Synonyms and related words:
African lethargy, Asiatic cholera, Asiatic flu, Chagres fever, German measles, Haverhill fever, Hong Kong flu, acute articular rheumatism, acute bronchitis, adenoiditis, ague, alkali disease, aluminosis, amebiasis, amebic dysentery, amygdalitis, anthracosilicosis, anthracosis, anthrax, asbestosis, asthma, atypical pneumonia, bacillary dysentery, bastard measles, bituminosis, black death, black fever, black lung, blackwater fever, breakbone fever, bronchial pneumonia, bronchiectasis, bronchiolitis, bronchitis, bronchopneumonia, brucellosis, bubonic plague, cachectic fever, catarrh, cerebral rheumatism, chalicosis, chicken pox, cholera, chronic bronchitis, cold, collapsed lung, common cold, coniosis, coryza, cowpox, croup, croupous pneumonia, dandy fever, deer fly fever, dengue, dengue fever, diphtheria, double pneumonia, dry pleurisy, dumdum fever, dysentery, elephantiasis, emphysema, empyema, encephalitis lethargica, enteric fever, epidemic pleurodynia, erysipelas, famine fever, fibrinous pneumonia, five-day fever, flu, frambesia, glandular fever, grippe, hansenosis, hay fever, hepatitis, herpes, herpes simplex, herpes zoster, histoplasmosis, hookworm, hydrophobia, infantile paralysis, infectious mononucleosis, inflammatory rheumatism, jail fever, jungle rot, kala azar, kissing disease, la grippe, laryngitis, lepra, leprosy, leptospirosis, lipoid pneumonia, loa loa, loaiasis, lobar pneumonia, lockjaw, lung cancer, lung fever, madness, malaria, malarial fever, marsh fever, measles, meningitis, milzbrand, mumps, ornithosis, osteomyelitis, paratyphoid fever, parotitis, parrot fever, pertussis, pharyngitis, pleurisy, pleuritis, pneumococcal pneumonia, pneumoconiosis, pneumonia, pneumonic fever, pneumothorax, polio, poliomyelitis, polyarthritis rheumatism, ponos, psittacosis, quinsy, rabbit fever, rabies, rat-bite fever, relapsing fever, rheum, rheumatic fever, rickettsialpox, ringworm, rubella, rubeola, scarlatina, scarlet fever, schistosomiasis, septic sore throat, shingles, siderosis, silicosis, sleeping sickness, sleepy sickness, smallpox, snail fever, sore throat, splenic fever, spotted fever, strep throat, swamp fever, swine flu, tetanus, the sniffles, the snuffles, thrush, tinea, tonsilitis, trench fever, trench mouth, tuberculosis, tularemia, typhoid, typhoid fever, typhus, typhus fever, undulant fever, vaccinia, varicella, variola, venereal disease, viral dysentery, virus pneumonia, wet pleurisy, whooping cough, yaws, yellow fever, yellow jack, zona, zoster

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • influenza — [ ɛ̃flyɑ̃za; ɛ̃flyɛnza ] n. f. • 1782; it. influenza « écoulement de fluide, influence », d où « épidémie » ♦ Vieilli Grippe. ● influenza nom féminin (anglais influenza, de l italien influenza) Synonyme vieilli de grippe. ● influenza (synonymes)… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • influenza A — ā n a common moderate to severe respiratory disease that affects humans and some other vertebrates (as swine and birds) sometimes in pandemics following mutation in the causative virus, that in humans is characterized by sudden onset, fever,… …   Medical dictionary

  • influenza B — bē n influenza that is usu. milder than influenza A, that may occur in epidemics but not pandemics, and that is caused by an orthomyxovirus (species Influenza B virus of the genus Influenzavirus B) infecting only humans and esp. children and… …   Medical dictionary

  • influenza C — sē n influenza that is restricted to humans, that usu. occurs as a subclinical infection, that occurs in neither epidemics or pandemics, and that is caused by an orthomyxovirus (species Influenza C virus of the genus Influenzavirus C) * * *… …   Medical dictionary

  • Influenza — Sf Grippe per. Wortschatz fach. (18. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus it. influenza, eigentlich Einfluß (der Sterne) , dieses aus ml. influentia Einfluß , zu l. influere hineinfließen , zu l. fluere fließen und l. in . Seit dem 15. Jh. bedeutet das… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • influenza — 1743, borrowed during an outbreak of the disease in Europe, from It. influenza influenza, epidemic, originally visitation, influence (of the stars), from M.L. influentia (see INFLUENCE (Cf. influence)). Used in Italian for diseases since at least …   Etymology dictionary

  • Influenza — In flu*en za, n. [It. influenza influence, an epidemic formerly attributed by astrologers to the influence of the heavenly bodies, influenza. See {Influence}.] (Med.) An epidemic viral infectious disease characterized by acute nasal catarrh, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Influenza — Influenza, 1) so v.w. Grippe; 2) seuchenartiges Katarrhalfieber der Pferde; tritt sehr versteckt auf, verläuft schnell u. ist gefährlich. Sie tritt theils als rheumatische, theils als katarrhalische, theils als gastrische Form auf. Das Thier… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • influenza — (Del it. influenza). f. gripe …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • influenza — ► NOUN ▪ a highly contagious infection of the respiratory passages, spread by a virus and causing fever, severe aching, and catarrh. DERIVATIVES influenzal adjective. ORIGIN Italian, influence, outbreak of an epidemic , from Latin influere flow… …   English terms dictionary

  • Influénza — (ital), soviel wie Grippe (s. d.). – Als I. der Pferde bezeichnete man früher verschiedene fieberhafte akute Infektionskrankheiten, die heute wissenschaftlich als Brustseuche, Pferdestaupe und Skalma unterschieden werden. Der Name I. ist damit… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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