Texas fever(redirected from black-water fever)
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Texas fever[′tek·səs ‚fē·vər]
A tick-borne infectious disease of cattle caused by the parasite Babesia annulatus which invades erythrocytes; characterized by fever, hemoglobinuria, and splenomegaly.
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