[ kˈɑːləɹˈazɑː], [ kˈɑːləɹˈazɑː], [ k_ˈɑː_l_ə_ɹ_ˈa_z_ɑː]
How to use "Kala-azar" in context?
The word "kala-azar" literally means " BLACK FEVER ". It is a deadly disease caused by a parasite called Plasmodium malariae. Kala-azar is spread through the bite of an infected mosquito. It most commonly affects people in the tropics, but has also been reported in temperate regions.
Kala-azar is a serious disease, and can kill within a few days. Symptoms include fever, joint pain, and increased sweating. There is no specific treatment for kala-azar, but it can be treated with medication.
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