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paratyphoid fever

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noun

pathol a disease resembling but less severe than typhoid fever, characterized by chills, headache, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhoea, caused by bacteria of the genus Salmonella

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Medical definitions for paratyphoid fever

paratyphoid fever
[ păr′ə-tīfoid′ ]

n.

An acute intestinal disease, similar to typhoid fever but less severe, caused by food contaminated with bacteria of the genus Salmonella.enteric fever
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