- typhoid bacillus,
- typhoid fever,
- typhoid mary,
- typhoid vaccine,
Origin of typhoid
Examples from the Web for typhoid
Where better to test cultures of anthrax, typhoid, plague and tularemia than on an island in a sea in the middle of the desert?
Cholera and typhoid fever are transmitted when I ingest contaminated food or drink.
Cholera and typhoid were rampant and overseers used pick handles to physically force miners into the shafts.Turkey's Tragedy and History's Worst Mining Accidents|Emily Shire|May 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Imagine clicking on the TV and catching a show called Cooking with Typhoid Mary.
Two weeks later an epidemic of typhoid broke out in the school, and three weeks later in the penitentiary.Preventable Diseases|Woods Hutchinson
When Esther entered the sick room at the Murphy home, she found two critical cases of typhoid fever.The Angel of the Gila:|Cora Marsland
They say its worse n a relapse o the typhoid fever when it hits ya that way.Friar Tuck|Robert Alexander Wason
Later on I was stricken down with that dreadful army plague, typhoid fever, and I was very near to death.Between the Lines|Henry Bascom Smith
On the top of this came an epidemic of typhoid, twenty-seven cases on the first day.Crescent and Iron Cross|E. F. Benson
adjective Also: typhoidal
1800, literally "resembling typhus," from typhus + suffix from Greek -oeides "like," from eidos "form, shape" (see -oid). The noun is from 1861, a shortened form of typhoid fever (1845), so called because it was originally thought to be a variety of typhus. Typhoid Mary (1909) was Mary Mallon (d.1938), a typhoid carrier who worked as a cook and became notorious after it was learned she had unwittingly infected hundreds in U.S.