diarrhea

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inflammation of the intestines caused by Endamoeba histolytica; usually acquired by ingesting food or water contaminated with feces; characterized by severe diarrhea amebic dysentery , amoebic dysentery
drug used to control or stop diarrhea antidiarrheal , antidiarrheal drug
acute infection of the intestine by shigella bacteria; characterized by diarrhea and fever and abdominal pains bacillary dysentery , shigellosis
medicine used to treat diarrhea camphorated tincture of opium , paregoric
acute infectious viral disease of cattle (usually fatal); characterized by fever and diarrhea and inflammation of mucous membranes cattle plague , rinderpest
disorder in children and adults; inability to tolerate wheat protein (gluten); symptoms include foul-smelling diarrhea and emaciation; often accompanied by lactose intolerance celiac disease
acute stomach illness characterized by vomiting and diarrhea cholera
severe gastroenteritis of unknown etiology; characterized by severe colic and vomiting and diarrhea cholera morbus , collywobbles
bacterial toxin produced by clostridium perfringens; causes intense abdominal cramps and diarrhea that begins 8-22 hours after consumption of foods containing large numbers of these bacteria Clostridium perfringens epsilon toxin , epsilon toxin
tropical Asian tree with hard white wood and bark formerly used as a remedy for dysentery and diarrhea conessi , Holarrhena antidysenterica , Holarrhena pubescens , ivory tree , kurchee , kurchi
serious chronic and progressive inflammation of the ileum producing frequent bouts of diarrhea with abdominal pain and nausea and fever and weight loss Crohn's disease , regional enteritis , regional ileitis
infection of the intestines marked by severe diarrhea dysentery
any of a group of viruses associated with various diseases including viral meningitis and mild respiratory disorders and diarrhea in newborn infants echovirus
inflammation of the intestine (especially the small intestine); usually characterized by diarrhea enteritis
poisoning by ingestion of ergot-infected grain products; characterized by thirst and diarrhea and nausea and craming and vomiting and abnormal cardiac rhythms; in severe cases it can cause seizures and gangrene of the limbs ergotism
excessive discharge of liquid from a cavity or organ (as in watery diarrhea) flux
suspected cause of diarrhea in humans giardia
infection of the intestines with protozoa found in contaminated food and water; characterized by diarrhea and nausea and flatulence and abdominal discomfort giardiasis
recurrent abdominal pain and diarrhea (often alternating with periods of constipation); often associated with emotional stress irritable bowel syndrome , mucous colitis , spastic colon
toxic condition caused by ingesting or inhaling mercury; acute mercury poisoning causes a metallic taste and vomiting and diarrhea and kidney problems that may lead to death mercury poisoning
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