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typhoid

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

Definition of typhoid

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or suggestive of typhus

  2. 2 [2typhoid] :  of, relating to, or constituting typhoid

Origin and Etymology of typhoid

New Latin typhus


First Known Use: 1800


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typhoid

noun ty·phoid

Definition of typhoid

  1. 1 :  typhoid fever

  2. 2 :  a disease of domestic animals resembling human typhus or typhoid

1861

First Known Use of typhoid

1861


TYPHOID Defined for English Language Learners


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typhoid

noun ty·phoid

Definition of typhoid for English Language Learners

  • medical : a serious disease that is passed from one person to another in dirty food or water


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typhoid

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noun ty·phoid \ˈtī-ˌfȯid\

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typhoid

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adjective ty·phoid \ˈtī-ˌfȯid, (ˈ)tī-ˈ\

Medical Definition of typhoid

  1. 1:  of, relating to, or suggestive of typhus

  2. 2:  of, relating to, affected with, or constituting typhoid fever


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typhoid

noun ty·phoid

Medical Definition of typhoid

  1. 1:  typhoid fever

  2. 2:  any of several diseases of domestic animals resembling human typhus or typhoid fever


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