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typhoid (fever)

noun [U]     /ˌtaɪ.fɔɪdˈfiː.vər/ US  /-vɚ/
an infectious disease spread by dirty water and food, causing a high body temperature, red spots on the upper body, severe pains in the bowels, and sometimes deathFevers and infectious diseasesColds and flu
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