Typhoid fever, a disease formerly confounded with typhus, but essentially different from the latter. It is characterized by fever, lasting usually three or more weeks, diarrhæa with evacuations resembling pea soup in appearance, and prostration and muscular debility, gradually increasing and often becoming profound at the acme of the disease. Its local lesions are a scanty eruption of spots, resembling flea bites, on the belly, enlargement of the spleen, and ulceration of the intestines over the areas occupied by Peyer's glands. The virus, or contagion, of this fever is supposed to be a microscopic vegetable organism, or bacterium. Called also enteric fever. See Peyer's glands.Typhoid state, a condition common to many diseases, characterized by profound prostration and other symptoms resembling those of typhus.

(Ty`pho*ma*la"ri*al) a. (Med.) Pertaining to typhoid fever and malaria; as, typhomalarial fever, a form of fever having symptoms both of malarial and typhoid fever.

(Ty`pho*ma"ni*a) n. [NL. See Typhus, and Mania.] (Med.) A low delirium common in typhus fever.

(Ty"phon) n. [Gr. and . See Typhoon.] (Class. Mythol.)

1. According to Hesiod, the son of Typhoeus, and father of the winds, but later identified with him.

By modern writers, Typhon is identified with the Egyptian Set, who represents physical evil. Encyc. Brit.

2. A violent whirlwind; a typhoon. [Obs.]

The circling typhon whirled from point to point.

(Ty*phoon") n. [Earlier tuffoon, tuffon, Pg. tufão, Ar. tufan a violent storm; probably fr. Gr. tyfw^n, tyfw^s, a violent whirlwind, that rushes upward from the earth, whirling clouds of dust (cf. Typhus); or

Typesetter to Tzetze

(Type"set`ter) n. One who, or that which, sets type; a compositor; a machine for setting type.

(Type"set`ting), n. The act or art of setting type.

(Type"write`) v. t. & i. To write with a typewriter. [Recent]

(Type"writ`er) n.

1. An instrument for writing by means of type, a typewheel, or the like, in which the operator makes use of a sort of keyboard, in order to obtain printed impressions of the characters upon paper.

2. One who uses such an instrument.

(Type"writ`ing), n. The act or art of using a typewriter; also, a print made with a typewriter.

(||Typh*li"tis) n. [NL., fr. Gr. blind, closed (as applied to the cæcum) + -itis.] (Med.) Inflammation of the cæcum.

(Typh"lo*sole) n. [Gr. blind + channel.] (Zoöl.) A fold of the wall which projects into the cavity of the intestine in bivalve mollusks, certain annelids, starfishes, and some other animals.

(Ty*pho"ë*an) a. [L. Typhoius, from Typhoeus, Gr. .] Of or pertaining to Typhoeus the fabled giant of Greek mythology, having a hundred heads; resembling Typhoeus.

Sometimes incorrectly written and pronounced Ty- phœ'b6an or Ty-phe'b6 an.

(Ty"phoid) a. [Typhus + - oid: cf. F. typhoïde, Gr. . See Typhus.] (Med.) Of or pertaining to typhus; resembling typhus; of a low grade like typhus; as, typhoid symptoms.

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