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Definition of putrid fever
Putrid feverPutrid Pu"trid, a. [L. putridus, fr. putrere to be rotten, fr.
puter, or putris, rotten, fr. putere to stink, to be rotten:
cf. F. putride. See Pus, Foul, a.]
1. Tending to decomposition or decay; decomposed; rotten; --
said of animal or vegetable matter; as, putrid flesh. See
2. Indicating or proceeding from a decayed state of animal or
vegetable matter; as, a putrid smell.
Putrid fever (Med.), typhus fever; -- so called from the
decomposing and offensive state of the discharges and
diseased textures of the body.
Putrid sore throat (Med.), a gangrenous inflammation of the
fauces and pharynx. putrid feverTyphus Ty"phus, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? smoke, cloud, stupor
arising from fever; akin to ? to smoke, Skr. dh?pa smoke.]
A contagious continued fever lasting from two to three weeks,
attended with great prostration and cerebral disorder, and
marked by a copious eruption of red spots upon the body. Also
called jail fever, famine fever, putrid fever,
spottled fever, etc. See Jail fever, under Jail.
Meaning of putrid fever from wikipedia
to have contracted
" in his will. Globalization
List of epidemics
- Cabin Fever
is a 2002 American horror
by Eli Roth and starring Rider
DeBello, and Giuseppe
Andrews. It was produced...
- Sir William Fordyce
(1724–1792) was a Scottish
physician. The son of Provost George Fordyce
(1663-1733) of Aberdeen, and brother
- of Henry, Prince
of Wales, and his opinion
was that the disease
was a putrid fever
"without malignity, except
putridity". He suggested
- Dr. Ignaz Semmelweis discovered
in 1847 that hand-washing with a solution
of fatal childbed fever tenfold
the Yellow Fever Epidemic
of 1793 in Philadelphia, 5,000 or more people
in the official register
of deaths between August
1 and November...
- Ignaz Philipp Semmelweis
(German: [ɪˈɡnaːts ˈzɛml̩vaɪs]; Hungarian: Semmelweis
Ignác Fülöp; 1 July 1818 – 13 August
1865) was a Hungarian physician
- Necrotizing fasciitis
(NF), commonly known
as flesh-eating disease, is an infection
in the death
of the body's soft tissue. It is a severe...
- Willoughby, she ignores
she falls dangerously
ill with a putrid fever
, and nearly
dies as a result. But she does recover, and comes
- great debility
of the spirits, affected
were putrid fevers
abundance." Symptoms consistent
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