paratyphoid fever definition

  • noun:
    • An acute intestinal infection, just like typhoid temperature but less serious, due to eating contaminated with particular germs associated with the genus Salmonella.
    • some of multiple acute infectious abdominal diseases resembling typhoid fever but less serious, due to eating polluted with specific bacteria associated with the genus Salmonella.
    • any of multiple infectious abdominal conditions resembling typhoid fever

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