- Also called paratyphoid fever. an infectious disease, similar in some of its symptoms to typhoid fever but usually milder, caused by any of several bacilli of the genus Salmonella other than S. typhi.
- of or relating to paratyphoid.
- resembling typhoid.
Origin of paratyphoid
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At Amara, paratyphoid A was commonest in the troops coming down from the Front.In Mesopotamia
Typhoid, and what was described as paratyphoid, fevers followed these maladies.The 28th: A Record of War Service in the Australian Imperial Force, 1915-19, Vol. I
Herbert Brayley Collett
Several distinct varieties of paratyphoid bacilli have been discovered.
A bacillus belonging to the paratyphoid group was isolated from the stools of patients, but not from the dried codfish.
Especially is it true of meat poisoning epidemics that paratyphoid bacilli are found in causal relation with them.
- resembling typhoid fever or its causative agent
- of or relating to paratyphoid fever
- Resembling typhoid.