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paratyphoid

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adjective para·ty·phoid \ˌper-ə-ˈtī-ˌfȯid, -(ˌ)tī-ˈfȯid, ˌpa-rə-\

Definition of paratyphoid

  1. 1 :  resembling typhoid fever

  2. 2 :  of or relating to paratyphoid or its causative organisms paratyphoid infection

Origin and Etymology of paratyphoid

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1898


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paratyphoid

noun para·ty·phoid

Definition of paratyphoid

  1. :  a salmonellosis that resembles typhoid fever and is commonly contracted by eating contaminated food —called also paratyphoid fever

1900

First Known Use of paratyphoid

1900


Medical Dictionary

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paratyphoid

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adjective para·ty·phoid \ˌpar-ə-ˈtī-ˌfȯid, -(ˌ)tī-ˈ\

Medical Definition of paratyphoid

  1. 1:  resembling typhoid fever

  2. 2:  of or relating to paratyphoid or its causative bacteria paratyphoid infection


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paratyphoid

noun para·ty·phoid

Medical Definition of paratyphoid

  1. :  any of numerous salmonelloses (as necrotic enteritis) that resemble typhoid fever and are commonly contracted by eating contaminated food—called also paratyphoid fever


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