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flu
  1. Influenza.
  2. (informal) Stomach flu.
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  4. Examples:
    1. “A cold or flu may also spread to the lower respiratory tract to cause a cough.”
      “Corner forward Andrew Quinn is currently down with flu but his chances of making it for the final are much more optimistic.”
      “When the country was in the grip of a deadly bird flu last year, his government admitted it tried to cover up the extent of the problem.”
influenza
  1. (medicine) An acute contagious disease of the upper airways and lungs, caused by a virus, which rapidly spreads around the world in seasonal epidemics.
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  3. Examples:
    1. “Severe influenza or infectious pneumonia is not infrequently followed by myocarditis.”
      “Between 1555 and 1559 an influenza epidemic swept through the lowlands of England and Wales and killed around 200,000 people.”
      “Some Indian tribes experienced epidemics of measles and influenza, with infant mortality rates reaching 50 percent.”
influenzavirus
  1. Any of a group of viruses, in family Orthomyxoviridae, that cause influenza.
  2. Examples:
    1. “The efficacy of live attenuated, cold-adapted, trivalent, intranasal influenzavirus vaccine in children.”
influenzaviruses
  1. plural of influenzavirus
influenzas
  1. plural of influenza
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  3. Examples:
    1. “Under such a situation, physicians will want to only prescribe such therapies to patients infected with the lethal virus, as opposed to the seasonal influenzas.”
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