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murine typhus

noun

Medical Definition of MURINE TYPHUS

:  a mild febrile disease that is marked by headache and rash, is caused by a bacterium of the genus Rickettsia (R. typhi), is widespread in nature in rodents, and is transmitted to humans by a flea—called also endemic typhus

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July 01, 2015
precarious Hear it
not certain, secure, or steady
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