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Pronunciation: has'a-me-yah'me

Definition: A fever occurring in Japan in the autumn; resembles Weil disease, but is milder and is caused by the autumnalis serovar of Leptospira interrogans.

Synonym(s): akiyami, autumn fever2, sakushu fever, seven-day fever2

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