parenteric fever

[ păr′ən-tĕrĭk ]

n.

Any of a group of fevers clinically resembling typhoid and paratyphoid fevers but caused by different bacteria.

Nearby words

  1. porcelainite,
  2. porcelainize,
  3. porcellaneous,
  4. porch,
  5. porch pirate,
  6. porcino,
  7. porcupine,
  8. porcupine anteater,
  9. porcupine fish,
  10. porcupine grass


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