typhoidin

typhoidin

[tahy-foi-din]
noun Medicine/Medical.
a culture of dead typhoid bacilli used by cutaneous inoculation to detect the presence of a typhoid infection.

Origin:
typhoid + -in1

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typhoidin (taɪˈfɔɪdɪn)
 
n
med a culture of dead typhoid bacillus for injection into the skin to test for typhoid fever

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typhoidin ty·phoi·din (tī-foi'dĭn)
n.
A culture of typhoid bacilli, used to test for the presence of typhoid fever.

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