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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 in·flu·en·za /ˌɪn(ˌ)fluˈɛnzə/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 in·flu·en·za /ˌɪn(ˌ)fluˈɛnzə/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·flu·en·za n.  Med. An epidemic viral infectious disease characterized by acute nasal catarrh, or by inflammation of the throat or the bronchi, and usually accompanied by fever and general weakness; also called grippe.  It is caused by several forms of RNA virus which mutate readily and thereby render vaccines prepared against older forms ineffective, often requiring a new form of vaccine for each new outbreak.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : an acute febrile highly contagious viral disease [syn: flu,