HyperDic: sars

English > 1 sense of the word SARS:
NOUNstateSARS, severe acute respiratory syndromea respiratory disease of unknown etiology that apparently originated in mainland China in 2003
SARS > pronunciation
Soundssaa'rz
RhymesAres ... Mars: 5 rhymes with aarz...
English > SARS: 1 sense > noun 1, state
MeaningA respiratory disease of unknown etiology that apparently originated in mainland China in 2003; characterized by fever and coughing or difficulty breathing or hypoxia; can be fatal.
Synonymsevere acute respiratory syndrome
Broaderrespiratory disease, respiratory illness, respiratory disorderA disease affecting the respiratory system
Spanishsíndrome respiratorio agudo severo, SRAS

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