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Definitions of kala azar:

part of speech: noun

Tropical splenomegaly, Dumdum fever; a chronic, usually fatal disease occurring in India, Assam, and other parts of tropical Asia, characterized by an irregular fever, enlargement of the spleen, hemorrhages, dropsy, and extreme emaciation. The cause is a protozoan parasite, the Leishman Donovan body, or Leishmania donovani, present in the spleen, liver, and other parts of the body.

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1. Serum albumin. 2. Alpha- aminobeta- hydroxypropionic acid, CH2. OH. CH. NH2COOH, present in small amount in most proteins. ...

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