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1. Synonym(s): typhoid fever
2. the group of typhoid and paratyphoid fevers.
Typhoid fever or paratyphoid fever.
See typhoid fever.
enteric feverA nonspecific term for typhoid and paratyphoid gastroenteritides which are accompanied by fever.
en·ter·ic fe·ver(en-ter'ik fē'vĕr)
1. Synonym(s): typhoid fever.
2. The group of typhoid and paratyphoid fevers.
enteric feverSee TYPHOID.
A term that is sometimes used for either typhoid or paratyphoid fever.
Mentioned in: Paratyphoid Fever
pertaining to the small intestine.
straight gram-negative rods, members of the family enterobacteriaceae.
designating a special coating applied to tablets or capsules which prevents release and absorption of their contents until they reach the intestine.
enteric protein loss
see protein-losing enteropathy.