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Main Entry: ty·phus
Pronunciation: primarystresstimacr-fschwas
Function: noun
: any of various diseases caused by bacteria that are rickettsias: as a : a severe disease that is marked by high fever, muscle and joint pain, cough, intense headache, and a red rash, and that is passed on especially by body lice b : a mild disease that is marked by fever, headache, and red rash and is passed on by fleas

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