Definitions for "Typhoid fever"
an infectious fever characterized by an eruption of red spots on the chest and abdomen and severe intestinal irritation
an enteric fever due to infection with Salmonella typhi and Salmonella paratyphi . Clinical it is characterized by high and persistent fever, abdominal pain, vomiting and anorexia.
a disease caused by bacteria that usually enter the body through the mouth in contaminated food or water. Typhoid causes a very high fever that lasts for three weeks or more and can be fatal. Typhoid can be treated with medications - and prevented by clean water