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Definition of Lyme disease noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

Lyme disease

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈlaɪm dɪˌziz//
 
[uncountable]
 
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a serious disease that causes fever and pain in the joints of the body, caused by bacteria carried by ticks (= small insects)
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: Lyme disease