kala-azar kala-azar

Definition(s):

  • (n) leishmaniasis of the viscera

Usage(s):

  1. Variants of kala-azar are found in southern Europe and South America.
  2. Along with kala-azar, this 11-year-old girl suffered from pneumonia, anemia and dysentery; she died that night.
  3. In August, McHarg dispatched Seaman to Ethiopia to survey a new outbreak of kala-azar.

Quotes

  • "It would help in developing new drugs for the neglected diseases such a tuberculosis, malaria, kala-azar, filariasis, which are still a big threat in the Indian sub-continent," Chauhan said.
    on Jun 26, 2008 By: Prithviraj Chauhan Source: Newindpress

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