One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Meningococcal meningitis (now historical).
2(In full "Brazilian purpuric fever") a fulminant septicaemia of children occurring as a complication of conjunctivitis caused by certain clones of Hemophilus influenzaebiogroup aegyptius.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Lancet.
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