What does visceral leishmaniasis mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. visceral leishmaniasis, kala-azar, Assam fever, dumdum fever(noun)

    leishmaniasis of the viscera


  1. Visceral leishmaniasis

    Visceral leishmaniasis, also known as kala-azar, black fever, and Dumdum fever, is the most severe form of leishmaniasis. Leishmaniasis is a disease caused by protozoan parasites of the Leishmania genus. This disease is the second-largest parasitic killer in the world, responsible for an estimated 500,000 infections each year worldwide. The parasite migrates to the internal organs such as liver, spleen, and bone marrow, and, if left untreated, will almost always result in the death of the host. Signs and symptoms include fever, weight loss, mucosal ulcers, fatigue, anemia, and substantial swelling of the liver and spleen. Of particular concern, according to the World Health Organization, is the emerging problem of HIV/VL co-infection.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of visceral leishmaniasis in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of visceral leishmaniasis in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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