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enteric fever

  

      n      another name for       typhoid fever  
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typhoid fever  
      n   an acute infectious disease characterized by high fever, rose-coloured spots on the chest or abdomen, abdominal pain, and occasionally intestinal bleeding. It is caused by the bacillus Salmonella typhosa ingested with food or water,   (Also called)    enteric fever         
     (C19: from typhus + -oid; so called because the symptoms resemble those of typhus)  

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enteric   , enteral  
      adj   intestinal  
     (C19: from Greek enterikos, from enteron intestine)  
  enterally      adv  


enteric fever  
      n      another name for       typhoid fever  

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