paratyphoid

paratyphoid
para·typhoid

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  • paratyphoid — [par΄ə tī′foid΄] adj. [ PARA 1 + TYPHOID] designating, of, or causing an infectious disease closely resembling typhoid fever but usually milder and caused by bacteria (genus Salmonella) n. paratyphoid fever …   English World dictionary

  • paratyphoid — SYN: p. fever. * * * para·ty·phoid .par ə tī .fȯid, (.)tī adj 1) resembling typhoid fever 2) of or relating to paratyphoid or its causative organisms <paratyphoid infection> paratyphoid n any of numerous salmonelloses (as necrotic… …   Medical dictionary

  • paratyphoid — I. adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1902 1. resembling typhoid fever 2. of or relating to paratyphoid or its causative organisms < paratyphoid infection > II. noun Date: 1902 a salmonellosis that resembles typhoid… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • paratyphoid — /par euh tuy foyd/, Pathol. n. 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. adj. 2. of… …   Universalium

  • paratyphoid — 1. adjective Resembling typhoid. 2. noun paratyphoid fever …   Wiktionary

  • paratyphoid — par•a•ty•phoid [[t]ˌpær əˈtaɪ fɔɪd[/t]] n. 1) pat Also called par′aty′phoid fe′ver. an infectious disease, similar in some of its symptoms to typhoid fever but usu. milder, caused by any of several bacilli of the genus Salmonella other than S.… …   From formal English to slang

  • paratyphoid — /pærəˈtaɪfɔɪd/ (say paruh tuyfoyd) adjective denoting or relating to paratyphoid fever …  

  • Paratyphoid fever — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = 33218 ICD10 = ICD10|A|01|1|a|00 ICD10|A|01|4|a|00 ICD9 = ICD9|002 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = D010284 : This about the disease paratyphoid fever. See …   Wikipedia

  • paratyphoid fever — ▪ disease       infectious disease similar to typhoid (typhoid fever), though usually milder, caused by any of several organisms: Salmonella paratyphi (paratyphoid A), S. schottmulleri (paratyphoid B), or S. hirschfeldii (paratyphoid C). The… …   Universalium

  • paratyphoid fever — an infectious disease caused by the bacterium Salmonella paratyphi A, B, or C. Bacteria are spread in the faeces of patients or carriers, and outbreaks occur as a result of poor sanitation or unhygienic food handling. After an incubation period… …   Medical dictionary

  • paratyphoid fever — noun any of a variety of infectious intestinal diseases resembling typhoid fever • Syn: ↑paratyphoid • Hypernyms: ↑infectious disease * * * noun see paratyphoid II * * * paratyphoid fever, a bacterial disease resembling typhoid fever but usually… …   Useful english dictionary

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