Complete Definition of "typhus"

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Etymology
From the Greek typhos, meaning smoky or hazy, describing the state of mind of those affected with typhus.

Pronunciation
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-aɪfÉs|-aɪfÉs

Noun
typhus

  1. pathology One of several similar diseases caused by Rickettsiae bacteria. Not to be confused with typhoid fever.

Synonyms
camp fever
prison fever
ship fever
tsutsugamushi

Translations
trans-top|disease
Bahasa Melayu: tifus
Czech: tyfus#Czech|tyfus m
Dutch: tyfus#Dutch|tyfus
Finnish: lavantauti
French: #French|typhus
trans-mid
trans-bottom

Derived terms
typhous
typhus fever
chigger-borne typhus
endemic typhus
epidemic typhus
flea-borne typhus
murine typhus
scrub typhus
rat typhus
tick typhus
urban typhus

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