walking typhoid

(redirected from ambulatory typhoid)

walk·ing ty·phoid

typhoid fever of insufficient severity to curtail the patient's routine activities.

walking typhoid

Etymology: AS, wealcan, to roam; Gk, typhos, fever, eidos, form
an ambulatory subclinical case of typhoid fever. The person may be infected with typhoid but have mild symptoms that do not interfere with the activities of daily living.

walk·ing ty·phoid

(wawking tīfoyd)
Typhoid fever of insufficient severity to curtail the patient's routine activities. Also called ambulatory typhoid.