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1. (Pathology) resembling typhoid fever or its causative agent
2. (Pathology) of or relating to paratyphoid fever
(Pathology) short for paratyphoid fever
par•a•ty•phoid(ˌpær əˈtaɪ fɔɪd)
1. Also called par′aty′phoid fe′ver. an infectious disease, similar in some of its symptoms to typhoid fever but usu. milder, caused by any of several bacilli of the genus Salmonella other than S. typhi.adj.
2. of or pertaining to paratyphoid.
3. resembling typhoid.