Gastric fever

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Gastric fever (Med) a fever attended with prominent gastric symptoms; -- a name applied to certain forms of typhoid fever; also, to catarrhal inflammation of the stomach attended with fever.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Gastric fever a bilious remittent fever
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. gast─ôr, the belly.

Usage

In literature:

They all died in the year that followed his marriage with Mary Ann, and all of 'gastric fever.
"She Stands Accused" by Victor MacClure
He was already suffering from gastric fever.
"The American Senator" by Anthony Trollope
I am afraid that it is the beginning of a gastric fever.
"Doctor Pascal" by Emile Zola
His indisposition soon grew serious and declared itself as a gastric fever.
"Robert Browning" by Edward Dowden
The comma bacillus of Koch, and the typhoid fever germ of Eberth, are especially destroyed in normal gastric juice.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 787, January 31, 1891" by Various
Una is dissolved to a shadow of herself by reiterated attacks, and now Miss Shepherd is seized with gastric fever.
"The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Volume II" by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
The malady turned out to be gastric fever, and Mr. Speck was in constant attendance.
"The Argosy" by Various
Gastric indigestion causes sudden, repeated vomiting, with prostration and occasional fever.
"The Eugenic Marriage, Volume IV. (of IV.)" by Grant Hague
To apply such a remedy as that which we have here sketched for gastric fever is perfectly safe in both senses.
"Papers on Health" by John Kirk
Shooting and studying Arabic occupied nearly all his attention, until Mrs. Baker was taken ill with gastric fever.
"Noble Deeds of the World's Heroines" by Henry Charles Moore
Franco was alarmed, and at once thought of scarlet fever, the measles, gastric, and brain fever.
"The Patriot" by Antonio Fogazzaro
The malady turned out to be gastric fever, and Mr. Speck was in constant attendance.
"Johnny Ludlow, Sixth Series" by Mrs. Henry Wood
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