Marburg virus(redirected from Marburg haemorrhagic fever)
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Related to Marburg haemorrhagic fever: viral hemorrhagic fever, African hemorrhagic fever
Marburg virus:see hemorrhagic feverhemorrhagic fever
, any of a group of viral diseases characterized by sudden onset, muscle and joint pain, fever, bleeding, and shock from loss of blood. Bleeding occurs in the form of leakage from capillaries in the internal organs and the skin and mucous membranes.
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Marburg virus[′mär‚bu̇rg ‚vī·rəs]
A large virus transmitted to humans by the grivet monkey (Cercopithecus aethiops).