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  1. Type 2 myotonic dystrophy Type 2 myotonic dystrophy
    Myotonic dystrophy type 2: See: Myotonic dystrophy type 2....
  2. Type I error Type I error
    Type I error: The statistical error (said to be "of the first kind" or alpha error) made in testing an hypothesis when it is concluded that a treatment or intervention is effective when it really is not. Sometimes referred to as a false positive....
  3. Type II error Type II error
    Type II error: The statistical error (said to be "of the second kind" or beta error) made in testing an hypothesis when it is concluded that a treatment or intervention is not effective when it really is. Sometimes referred to as a false negative....
  4. Typhoid Typhoid
    Typhoid: See: Typhoid fever....
  5. Typhoid fever Typhoid fever
    Typhoid fever: An acute illness with fever caused by infection with the Salmonella typhi bacteria contracted from contaminated water and food. The disease has an insidious onset characterized by fever, headache, constipation, malaise, chills, and myalgia (muscle pain). Diarrhea is uncommon, and vomi...
  6. Typhoid Mary Typhoid Mary
    Typhoid Mary: Someone who by force of circumstances serves as the source from which something undesirable spreads. Typhoid Mary was a cook named Mary Mallon who had immigrated from Ireland and was living in New York City in the early 1900s. She had been exposed to typhoid and become a carrier for th...
  7. Typhoon Typhoon
    Typhoon: A regionally specific name for a strong tropical cyclone in the Northwest Pacific Ocean west of the dateline. Other terms for precisely the same type of storm include hurricane (in the North Atlantic Ocean, the Northeast Pacific Ocean east of the dateline, or the South Pacific Ocean east ...
  8. Typhoon supplies kit Typhoon supplies kit
    Typhoon supplies kit: You and your family can cope best by preparing for disaster before it strikes. One way to prepare is by assembling a Disaster Supplies Kit. Once disaster hits, you won't have time to shop or search for supplies. But if you've gathered supplies in advance, your family can end...
  9. Typhus Typhus
    Typhus: One of a group of acute infections caused by rickettsiae, transmitted by arthropods (lice, fleas, mites), and characterized by severe headache, chills, high fever, stupor, and a rash. The four main entities making up the group are epidemic typhus, its recrudescent form (Brill-Zinsser disease...
  10. Typhus fever Typhus fever
    Typhus fever: See: Typhus....
  11. Typhus, African tick Typhus, African tick
    Typhus, African tick: One of the tick-borne rickettsial diseases of the eastern hemisphere, similar to Rocky Mountain spotted fever, but less severe, with fever, a small ulcer (tache noire) at the site of the tick bite, swollen glands nearby (satellite lymphadenopathy), and a red raised (maculopapul...
  12. Typhus, classic Typhus, classic
    Typhus, classic: See: Typhus, epidemic....
  13. Typhus, endemic Typhus, endemic
    Typhus, endemic: See Typhus, murine....
  14. Typhus, epidemic Typhus, epidemic
    Typhus, epidemic: A severe acute disease with prolonged high fever up to 40° C (104° F), intractable headache, and a pink-to-purple raised rash, due to infection with a microorganism called Rickettsia prowazekii. Among the other signs and symptoms of the disease are cough, dyspnea (difficult...
  15. Typhus, European Typhus, European
    Typhus, European: See: Typhus, epidemic....