Definition of Paratyphoid

1. Noun. Any of a variety of infectious intestinal diseases resembling typhoid fever.

Exact synonyms: Paratyphoid Fever
Generic synonyms: Infectious Disease



Definition of Paratyphoid

1. Adjective. Resembling typhoid. ¹

2. Noun. paratyphoid fever ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Paratyphoid

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Medical Definition of Paratyphoid

1. A prolonged febrile illness commonly caused by serotypes of salmonella paratyphi. It is similar to typhoid fever but less severe. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Paratyphoid

paratrichosis
paratripsis
paratriptic
paratroop
paratrooper
paratroopers
paratroops
paratrophic
paratuberculosis
paratuberculous lymphadenitis
paratungstate
paratungstates
paratype
paratypes
paratyphlitis
paratyphoid (current term)
paratyphoid bacillus
paratyphoid fever
paratyphoids
paraumbilical
paraumbilical vein
paraumbilical veins
paraumbite
parauque
parauques
paraurethral
paraurethral ducts
paraurethral gland
paraurethral glands
parauterine lymph nodes

Literary usage of Paratyphoid

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Preventive Medicine and Hygiene by Milton Joseph Rosenau, George Chandler Whipple, John William Trask, Thomas William Salmon (1921)
"It is not definitely known how much of an immunity is conferred by one attack, but it is known that paratyphoid fever does not protect against typhoid fever ..."

2. Typhoid Fever Considered as a Problem of Scientific Medicine by Frederick Parker Gay (1918)
"Diagnosis of paratyphoid Infections by Means of Agglutination Tests There is considerable difference of opinion at the present time as to the absolute ..."

3. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1916)
"The bacteriological findings indicate that the disease was paratyphoid fever. The outbreak points out the necessity of testing questionable and negative ..."

4. Pathogenic microorganisms by William Hallock Park (1920)
"paratyphoid-ENTERITIDIS GROUP. GARTNER, in 1888, found a bacillus in association with a meat- poisoning epidemic. He named it Bacillus enteritidis. ..."

5. A Text-book of the practice of medicine by James Meschter Anders, John Herr Musser (1917)
"paratyphoid FEVERS This term is applied to a group of affections that closely simulate typhoid fever clinically, but are due to different microbic causes. ..."

6. Practical Bacteriology, Blood Work and Animal Parasitology: Including by Edward Rhodes Stitt (1920)
"The symptoms of paratyphoid A infections are rather like those of -typhoid but ... Cases have been reported where paratyphoid A even showed the intestinal ..."

7. Therapeutic Gazette (1916)
"He has prepared and used in man the following vaccines : (1) Typhoid+paratyphoid A+paratyphoid B. (2) Typhoid+Malta fever. (3) Typhoid+paratyphoid ..."

8. The Journal of Experimental Medicine by Rockefeller University, Rockefeller Institute, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (1920)
"A GROUP OF paratyphoid BACILLI FROM ANIMALS CLOSELY RESEMBLING THOSE FOUND IN MAN. BY CARL TENBROECK, MD (From the Department of Animal Pathology of The ..."

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