kissing disease definition

  • noun:
    • Informal Infectious mononucleosis.
    • Nickname for mononucleosis.
    • an acute illness described as temperature and inflamed lymph nodes and an abnormal increase of mononuclear leucocytes or monocytes within the bloodstream; perhaps not extremely contagious; some believe it could be transmitted by kissing
  • others:
    • Infectious mononucleosis; -- so called due to the fact frequently spread by kissing.

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