1. mononucleosis

noun. an acute disease characterized by fever and swollen lymph nodes and an abnormal increase of mononuclear leucocytes or monocytes in the bloodstream; not highly contagious; some believe it can be transmitted by kissing.


  • infectious disease
  • glandular fever
  • kissing disease
  • mono


  • -osis (English)
  • mono- (English)
  • μόνος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • nucleus (English)
  • nucleus (Latin)

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2. infectious

adjective. ['ˌɪnˈfɛkʃəs'] caused by infection or capable of causing infection.


  • infected
  • septic


  • uncommunicative
  • healthful
  • germfree

3. infectious

adjective. ['ˌɪnˈfɛkʃəs'] easily spread; children catch it from their elders"- Bertrand Russell.


  • contaminating
  • transmissible
  • corrupting
  • contractable
  • communicable
  • catching
  • transmittable


  • clean
  • noninheritable
  • innocuous
  • unseductive

Sentences with infectious-mononucleosis

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Medical News Today explains that glandular fever, also known as infectious mononucleosis, is a type of viral infection [2]( 'inline-reference::Medical News Today: What Is Glandular Fever?

Noun Phrase
Profound fatigue and a low-grade fever are classic symptoms of infectious mononucleosis, also known as glandular fever.

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Most cases of infectious mononucleosis resolve in approximately 2 to 3 weeks, with the fever gradually waning as the illness clears.

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Glandular fever or infectious mononucleosis is a type of viral infection that causes fever, sore throat, swollen glands and fatigue 13.