paratyphoid

paratyphoid

[par-uh-tahy-foid] Pathology.
noun
1.
Also called paratyphoid fever. an infectious disease, similar in some of its symptoms to typhoid fever but usually milder, caused by any of several bacilli of the genus Salmonella other than S. typhi.
adjective
2.
of or pertaining to paratyphoid.
3.
resembling typhoid.

Origin:
1900–05; para-1 + typhoid

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paratyphoid (ˌpærəˈtaɪfɔɪd)
 
adj
1.  resembling typhoid fever or its causative agent
2.  of or relating to paratyphoid fever
 
n
3.  See paratyphoid fever

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paratyphoid par·a·ty·phoid (pār'ə-tī'foid')
adj.
Resembling typhoid.

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