tsutsugamushi

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the Japanese つつがむし (tsutsugamushi, chigger).

NounEdit

tsutsugamushi (uncountable)

  1. A form of typhus caused by Orientia tsutsugamushi and transmitted by chiggers.

SynonymsEdit

  • scrub typhus

See alsoEdit

Last modified on 15 December 2013, at 05:05