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cholerine

cholerine in Medicine

cholerine chol·er·ine (kŏl'ər-ĭn, -ə-rēn')
n.
A mild form of diarrhea occurring during epidemics of cholera.

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  • Happily the disease had appeared among them in a milder form, known as cholerine.

  • He thought the gentleman's attack of cholerine must be connected with the beer which people were talking about in the country.

    Bouvard and Pcuchet Gustave Flaubert

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