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Related to paratyphoid fever: enteric 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]
A bacterial disease of humans resembling typhoid fever and caused by Salmonella paratyphi.