Typhomalarial

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Typhomalarial (Med) Pertaining to typhoid fever and malaria; as, typhomalarial fever, a form of fever having symptoms both of malarial and typhoid fever.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • typhomalarial Involving both typhoid and malarial characters: applied to a disease caused by the combined influence of filth and the malarial poison, or a typhoid fever in which the symptoms are modified by the action of malaria. Whether either of these conditions exists has been a subject of dispute among medical writers.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Typhomalarial having both typhoid and malarial characteristics
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. typhōdēstyphos, smoke, eidos, likeness. Cf. Typhus.

Usage

In literature:

This fever has been called typhomalarial fever, under the supposition that it was a hybrid of the two.
"The Home Medical Library, Volume I (of VI)" by Various
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