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  1. Typhus, louse-borne Typhus, louse-borne
    Typhus, louse-borne: See: Typhus, epidemic....
  2. Typhus, mite-borne Typhus, mite-borne
    Typhus, mite-borne: See Typhus, scrub....
  3. Typhus, murine Typhus, murine
    Typhus, murine: An acute infectious disease with fever, headache, and rash, all quite similar to, but milder than, epidemic typhus, caused by a related microorganism, Rickettsia typhi (mooseri), transmitted to humans by rat fleas (Xenopsylla cheopis). The animal reservoir includes rats, mice and oth...
  4. Typhus, Queensland tick Typhus, Queensland tick
    Typhus, Queensland tick: See: Queensland tick typhus....
  5. Typhus, rat-flea Typhus, rat-flea
    Typhus, rat-flea: See Typhus, murine....
  6. Typhus, scrub Typhus, scrub
    Typhus, scrub: A mite-borne infectious disease caused by a microorganism, Rickettsia tsutsugamushi, characteristically with fever, headache, a raised (macular) rash, swollen glands (lymphadenopathy) and a dark crusted ulcer (called an eschar or tache noire) at the site of the chigger (mite larva) bi...
  7. Typhus, tick Typhus, tick
    Typhus, tick: Also known as Rocky Mountain spotted fever, an acute febrile (feverish) disease initially recognized in the Rocky Mountain states, caused by Rickettsia rickettsii transmitted by hard-shelled (ixodid) ticks. Occurs only in the Western Hemisphere. Anyone frequenting tick-infested areas i...
  8. Typhus, tropical Typhus, tropical
    Typhus, tropical: See Typhus, scrub....
  9. Typhus, urban. of Malaya Typhus, urban. of Malaya
    Typhus, urban of Malaya: Murine typhus, an acute infectious disease with fever, headache, and rash, all quite similar to, but milder than, epidemic typhus. It is caused by a related microorganism, Rickettsia typhi (mooseri), transmitted to humans by rat fleas (Xenopsylla cheopis). The animal rese...
  10. Typist's cramp Typist's cramp
    Typist's cramp: A dystonia that affects the muscles of the hand and sometimes the forearm and only occurs during handwriting. Similar focal dystonias have also been called writer's cramp, pianist's cramp, musician's cramp, and golfer's cramp. ...
  11. Tyr Tyr
    Tyr: Tyrosine. See also: Amino acid symbols....
  12. Tyrosine Tyrosine
    Tyrosine: An amino acid, one of the 20 building blocks of protein. A nonessential amino acid, tyrosine is produced from another amino acid, phenylalanine. Deficiency of the enzyme phenylalanine hydroxylase that catalyzes this reaction causes the genetic disease called phenylketonuria (PKU). Tyrosine...
  13. Tyrosinemia Tyrosinemia
    Tyrosinemia: A genetic disorder involving the metabolism of the amino acid tyrosine characterized by abnormally high levels of tyrosine in blood (hypertyrosinemia) and urine (tyrosinuria). There are several different forms of tyrosinemia. The classic form, tyrosinemia type I, is due to deficiency o...
  14. Tyrosinemia type I Tyrosinemia type I
    Tyrosinemia type I: A metabolic genetic disease characterized by abnormally high levels of amino acid tyrosine in blood (hypertyrosinemia) and urine (tyrosinuria) due to deficiency of an enzyme called fumarylacetoacetic hydrolase, the last enzyme in the tyrosine pathway. Tyrosinemia type I is inheri...
  15. Tyrosinemia type II Tyrosinemia type II
    Tyrosinemia type II: A metabolic genetic disease due to deficiency of the enzyme tyrosine transaminase. The disease is characterized by the deposition of crystals of tyrosine in the skin and eyes. Thickened areas (keratoses) on the palms and soles become painful and ulcers develop in the cornea. The...