an infectious disease occurring chiefly in Japan and the East Indies, caused by the organism Rickettsia tsutsugamushi, transmitted by mites through biting.
another name for scrub typhus
an acute febrile disease characterized by severe headache, skin rash, chills, and swelling of the lymph nodes, caused by the bite of mites infected with the microorganism Rickettsia tsutsugamushi: occurs mainly in Asia, Australia, and the islands of the western Pacific
Japanese river fever n.
See scrub typhus.
scrub typhus n.
An acute infectious disease common in Asia caused by Rickettsia tsutsugamushi and transmitted by mites; it is characterized by sudden fever, painful swelling of the lymph glands, skin lesions, and skin rash. Also called akamushi disease, Japanese river fever, mite typhus, tropical typhus, tsutsugamushi disease.
- Japanese rock garden
noun See Zen garden
noun 1. raw silk of usually high quality produced in Japan, used in the manufacture of such fabrics as shantung and habutai.
- Japanese slippers
plural noun 1. (in Malaysia) casual sandals; flip-flops
noun 1. former name of .