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Baby Fever - Glossary

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Pediatrics: This is a branch of medicine, which deals with diagnosis and treatment of diseases in children.

Meningitis: Inflammation of the meninges, with both mental and motor symptoms.
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Sepsis: Infection with disease-causing microorganisms or other toxins in the bloodstream.

Chickenpox: A contagious disease that causes a rash and a fever; most commonly occurs during childhood.

Streptococcus: The most common disease-causing bacteria in humans, which can be treated with antibiotics. If left untreated, some types of streptococcal bacteria may give rise to more serious diseases.

Immunization: The creation of immunity by introducing antigens into the body in order to stimulate the development of immunity.

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