Medical Definition of Whale fingers

1. An infection caused by erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae that is almost wholly restricted to persons who in their occupation handle infected fish, shellfish, poultry, or meat. Three forms of this condition exist: a mild localised form manifested by local swelling and redness of the skin; a diffuse form that might present with fever; and a rare systemic form associated with endocarditis. (12 Dec 1998)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Whale Fingers

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whaizles
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whale's tail
whale-path
whale-road
whale catfish
whale fall
whale falls
whale fingers (current term)
whale louse
whale oil
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whale on
whale shark
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whale watching
whaleback
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