typhoid bacillus

typhoid bacillus
Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica serovar Typhi.

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  • typhoid bacillus — noun a form of salmonella that causes typhoid fever • Syn: ↑Salmonella typhosa, ↑Salmonella typhi • Hypernyms: ↑salmonella * * * the bacterium Salmonella typhosa, causing typhoid fever. [1895 1900] * * * typhoid bacillus, a bacillus that causes… …   Useful english dictionary

  • typhoid bacillus — the bacterium Salmonella typhosa, causing typhoid fever. [1895 1900] * * * …   Universalium

  • typhoid bacillus — /ˈtaɪfɔɪd bəsɪləs/ (say tuyfoyd buhsiluhs) noun a microorganism found in the intestinal ulcers and elsewhere in the bodies of sufferers from typhoid fever …   Australian-English dictionary

  • Typhoid Mary — a carrier or transmitter of anything undesirable, harmful, or catastrophic. [after Mary Mallon (d. 1938), Irish born cook in the U.S., who was found to be a typhoid carrier] * * * byname of Mary Mallon born 1870? died Nov. 11, 1938, North Brother …   Universalium

  • typhoid — /tuy foyd/, Pathol. n. 1. Also called typhoid fever. an infectious, often fatal, febrile disease, usually of the summer months, characterized by intestinal inflammation and ulceration, caused by the typhoid bacillus, which is usually introduced… …   Universalium

  • typhoid fever — /taɪfɔɪd ˈfivə / (say tuyfoyd feevuh) noun an infectious febrile disease, sometimes fatal if untreated, characterised by intestinal inflammation and ulceration, due to the typhoid bacillus, Salmonella typhi, which is usually introduced with… …   Australian-English dictionary

  • typhoid — [tī′foid΄] n. [ TYPH(US) + OID] 1. Archaic any typhuslike disorder 2. an acute infectious disease caused by a bacillus (Salmonella typhi) and acquired by ingesting food or water contaminated by excreta: it was formerly considered a form of typhus …   English World dictionary

  • Typhoid fever — Infobox Disease Name = Typhoid fever Caption = Salmonella typhi bacteria DiseasesDB = 27829 ICD10 = ICD10|A|01|0|a|00 ICD9 = ICD9|002 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = oph eMedicineTopic = 686 eMedicine mult = eMedicine2|med|2331 |… …   Wikipedia

  • typhoid — ty•phoid [[t]ˈtaɪ fɔɪd[/t]] n. 1) pat Also called ty′phoid fe′ver. an acute infectious disease characterized by high fever and intestinal inflammation, spread by food or water contaminated with the bacillus Salmonella typhosa[/ex] 2) pat… …   From formal English to slang

  • Salmonella — A genus of aerobic to facultatively anaerobic bacteria (family Enterobacteriaceae) containing Gram negative rods that are either motile or nonmotile; motile cells are peritrichous. These organisms do not liquefy gelatin or produce …   Medical dictionary

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