cholera morbus definition

  • noun:
    • Acute gastroenteritis happening during the summer and autumn and marked by severe cramps, diarrhoea, and nausea. No further in clinical usage.
    • an illness described as nausea and purging, with gripings and cramps, typically due to imprudence in diet or by intestinal disturbance.
    • extreme gastroenteritis of as yet not known etiology; described as extreme colic and sickness and diarrhea

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