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influenza

in·flu·en·za

influenza

 
pronunciation:
In flu en z
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part of speech: noun
definition: an acute, contagious disease in various forms, caused by a virus in humans and in some animals and characterized by inflammation of the respiratory tract, irritation of the stomach, and fever; flu.
similar words:
cold
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