paratyphoid fever

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paratyphoid fever

Pathol a disease resembling but less severe than typhoid fever, characterized by chills, headache, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhoea, caused by bacteria of the genus Salmonella

paratyphoid fever

[¦par′tī‚fȯid ′fē·vər]
(medicine)
A bacterial disease of humans resembling typhoid fever and caused by Salmonella paratyphi.