Meaning of fowl typhoid

fowl' ty"phoid

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— Vet. Pathol. Vet. Pathol.
  1. a septicemic disease of fowl, esp. chickens, caused by the bacterium Salmonella gallinarum and marked by fever, loss of appetite, thirst, anemic pallor of the skin of the head, and prostration.
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