antidiarrheal an·ti·di·ar·rhe·al (ān'tē-dī'ə-rē'əl, an'tī-)
A substance used to prevent or treat diarrhea.
diarrhea di·ar·rhe·a or di·ar·rhoe·a (dī'ə-rē'ə)
Excessive and frequent evacuation of watery feces.
|diarrhea (dī'ə-rē'ə) Pronunciation Key
Excessive and frequent evacuation of watery feces, usually a symptom of a gastrointestinal disorder. Severe, prolonged diarrhea can lead to dehydration.
The frequent passage of abnormally watery feces, which is a sign of illness.