black vomit

black vomit
noun
caused by a flavivirus transmitted by a mosquito
Syn: ↑yellow jack, ↑yellow fever
Hypernyms: ↑infectious disease

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noun
1.
a. : vomitus consisting of dark-colored matter (as broken-down blood) seen in yellow fever and cancer of the stomach — called also coffee-ground vomit
b. : a condition characterized by such vomitus; especially : yellow fever

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black vomit noun
Vomit containing blood, usu being a sign of some disease, eg yellow fever
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Main Entry:black

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black vomit,
1. a) a dark matter, consisting mainly of altered blood, vomited in the last stage of some cases of yellow fever. b) the act of expelling this substance.
2. = yellow fever. (Cf.yellow fever)

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black vomit
The dark matter vomited in the last stage of yellow fever; also, the fever itself. See vomit n. 2 b.

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