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Meaning of ocropira

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It's a erudite and very old way to call yellow fever. It would be his translation into Greek by 969; 967; 961; 959; 962; ( oochros "yellow" ) 960; 965; 961; ( pyr "fire, burning, fever" ). Also called black vomit, bad siam, bearded disease, American plague.


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Danilo Enrique Noreña Benítez

Etymologically means fire or yellow fever. It is one of the deadliest tropical fevers and is transmitted by the bite of a mosquito.


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Ocropira : Formerly and in medicine, yellow fever.


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