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Pronunciation: en'ter-oy'de-a

Definition: Fevers due to infection caused by any of the intestinal bacteria, including the enteric fevers (typhoid and paratyphoid A and B) and the parenteric fevers.

[entero- + G. eidos, resemblance]

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