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ˈtaɪ fɔɪdty·phoid

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. typhoid, typhoid fever, enteric fevernoun

    serious infection marked by intestinal inflammation and ulceration; caused by Salmonella typhosa ingested with food or water

Wiktionary

  1. typhoidnoun

    typhoid fever

Webster Dictionary

  1. Typhoidadjective

    of or pertaining to typhus; resembling typhus; of a low grade like typhus; as, typhoid symptoms

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Typhoid

    tī′foid, adj. pertaining to a widely-spread form of enteric or intestinal fever, long confounded with typhus, on account of the characteristic rash of rose-coloured spots—now proved to depend on defective hygienic conditions, and particularly on imperfect disposal of excreta—also Typhoid Fever.—adjs. Ty′phoidal; Typhomalā′rial, having both typhoid and malarial characteristics.—n. Typhomā′nia, a form of sleepless stupor and delirium in some cases of typhus fever—also Typhō′nia. [Gr. typhōdēstyphos, smoke, eidos, likeness. Cf. Typhus.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of typhoid in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of typhoid in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of typhoid in a Sentence

  1. Patrick Hamilton:

    And over the next two years we will begin to see in cities like Aleppo potentially the rise of these big health epidemics that we haven't seen in this context until now - typhoid, cholera and so on.

  2. Katherine Foss:

    Across media platforms, “Typhoid Mary” is still casually applied to contemporary menaces of public health, ignoring the ethically dubious practice of blaming healthy carriers and Mary Mallon’s persecution as a poor immigrant at the turn of the 20th century.

  3. Patrick Hamilton:

    But now with the problems of electricity and with the damage being sustained by them as a result of the conflict, there is the risk from here on that these big networks do begin to fail on a permanent basis, on an irreparable basis, and over the next two years we will begin to see in cities like Aleppo potentially the rise of these big health epidemics that we haven't seen in this context until now - typhoid, cholera and so on.

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