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typhus

ty·phus

typhus

 
pronunciation:
taI fs
part of speech: noun
definition: a serious infectious disease that is transmitted by fleas, mites, and lice and is marked by high fever, headache, delirium, and a red rash.
derivation: typhous (adj.)