Definition of Sodoku
1. Noun. The form of ratbite fever occurring in the Far East.
Medical Definition of Sodoku
1. A Japanese term for rat bite fever. (27 Sep 1997)
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sodoku
Literary usage of Sodoku
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Transactions of the Asiatic Society of Japan by Asiatic Society of Japan (1882)
"6, and for— sodoku '.... Syphilis. 8.—Spring called " Ohio no yu." (Destroyed by the fire of 1870.) Useful for— 1. Kasa no rut Syphilis. ..."
2. Progressive Medicine by Hobart Amory Hare (1919)
"In the past few years I have reviewed the various reports on this disease—the sodoku of the Japanese. ..."