typhoid

Definitions

General Science

  • noun an infection of the intestine caused by Salmonella in food or water, which causes fever and diarrhoea and may be fatal

Food

  • adjective relating to typhoid
  • noun a serious and sometimes fatal bacterial infection of the digestive system, caused by ingesting food or water contaminated with the bacillus Salmonella typhi, with symptoms of fever, severe abdominal pain and sometimes intestinal bleeding.
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