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typhusnoun [U]

us   /ˈtɑɪ·fəs/
an infectious disease caused by organisms carried by lice and causing fever, severe pain in the head, and dark red spots on the body
(Definition of typhus from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







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typhusnoun [U]

uk   /ˈtaɪ.fəs/ us   /ˈtaɪ.fəs/
an infectious disease spread by lice (= small insects that live on the body) causing a high body temperature, severe pains in the head, and purple spots on the body
(Definition of typhus from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “typhus”
in Spanish tifus…
in Vietnamese bệnh sốt…
in Malaysian tifus…
in Thai ไข้รากสาดใหญ่…
in French typhus…
in German der Flecktyphus…
in Chinese (Simplified) 斑疹伤寒(由虱子传播)…
in Indonesian tifus…
in Chinese (Traditional) 斑疹傷寒(由蝨子傳播)…
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