• synonyms

enteric fever

See more synonyms for enteric fever on Thesaurus.com
noun Pathology.
  1. typhoid(def 1).
Show More

Origin of enteric fever

First recorded in 1865–70
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for enteric fever

Historical Examples

  • In the following year and throughout the rest of the decennium the district had its usual low average of enteric-fever deaths.

    A History of Epidemics in Britain, Volume II (of 2)

    Charles Creighton

British Dictionary definitions for enteric fever

enteric fever

  1. another name for typhoid fever
Show More
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

enteric fever in Medicine

enteric fever

  1. typhoid fever
  2. paratyphoid fever