tsutsugamushi disease

noun another term for scrub typhus.
early 20th cent.: tsutsugamushi, from the Japanese name of the mite which transmits the disease.

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  • tsutsugamushi disease — [tso͞o΄tso͞o gə mo͞o′shē] n. [Jpn < tsutsuga, danger, disease, harm + mushi, insect] SCRUB TYPHUS …   English World dictionary

  • Tsutsugamushi disease — 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… …   Medical dictionary

  • tsutsugamushi disease — noun Etymology: Japanese tsutsugamushi scrub typhus mite, from tsutsuga sickness + mushi insect Date: 1906 scrub typhus …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • tsutsugamushi disease — (Medicine) scrub typhus, infectious bacterial disease transmitted by mites (characterized by a sore where the bite occurred, fever, skin rash, and headaches) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tsutsugamushi disease — noun transmitted by larval mites and widespread in Asia • Syn: ↑scrub typhus • Hypernyms: ↑rickettsial disease, ↑rickettsiosis …   Useful english dictionary

  • tsutsugamushi disease — /tsooh tseuh geuh mooh shee, tsooh /, Pathol. See scrub typhus. [ < Japn tsutsuga mushi typhus mite, equiv. to tsutsuga hindrance, ailment (earlier tutu(n)ga, deriv. of tutumi to hinder, with ka place) + mushi vermin] * * * …   Universalium

  • tsutsugamushi disease — see scrub typhus …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Тиф Кустарниковый (Scrub Typhus), Болезнь Цуцугамуши (Tsutsugamushi Disease) — широко распространенное в северо восточной части Азии заболевание, вызываемое паразитическим микроорганизмом вида Rickettsia tsutsugamushi; передается человеку через укусы клещей. Переносчиками данного заболевания являются личинки клещей рода… …   Медицинские термины

  • Болезнь Цуцугамуши (Tsutsugamushi Disease) — см. Тиф кустарниковый. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • tsutsugamushi mite — noun : any of several mites of the genus Trombicula that are vectors of the rickettsia causing tsutsugamushi disease …   Useful english dictionary

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