Definition of the noun diarrhoea
What does diarrhoea mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: diarrhoeas
- frequent and watery bowel movements; can be a symptom of infection or food poisoning or colitis or a gastrointestinal tumor
- example: Fecal transplant is an effective treatment for antibiotic-associated diarrhoea.
- lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
- synonyms of diarrhoea: diarrhea / looseness / looseness of the bowels
- more generic word: symptom = any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
- more specific terms:
- part of: dysentery = an infection of the intestines marked by severe diarrhea
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by Andrew Brent, Robert Davidson, Anna Seale
Diarrhoea is the passage of abnormally loose or fluid stools more frequently than normal.
Infective diarrhoea is the 3rd highest cause of death due to infection in the world, with 71–2 million deaths each year; 80% of deaths are in children < 2yrs, most of these during and...
Diarrhoea is a common symptom of HIV/AIDS.
by Deborah Eade, Suzanne Williams
Diarrhoeal diseases Worldwide, diarrhoea is a leading cause of mortality in children under five, and is responsible for an...
Acute diarrhoea is the most dangerous, as the resulting dehydration can kill young children within a very short time.
by Algar, Prof. Dr. V. Alagarsamy
Diarrhoea means loose bowel movements resulting into the frequent passage of watery, uniformed stools with or without mucous and...
Spotlight on Gluten: New Symptoms for the New Millennium? Or Long-Standing Symptoms Now Being Recognized? (2012)
by Lucille Cholerton
Diarrhoea is the leading cause of death in young children in South Africa, mostly due to unhygienic living conditions and...
Or, The Principles of Therapeutics by John Milner Fothergill
Nervous diarrhoea is a variety with which we are all more or less familiar; an uncontrollable action of the bowels is an outcome of mortal terror in animals as well as in man. Increased secretion and activity in the intestinal canal is with many ...
by Ranjit N. Ratnaike
Diarrhoea is a well described side effect of auranofin, an oral gold preparation used in rheumatoid arthritis. Auranofin causes a concentration-dependent inhibition of ATPase activity. The long-term administration of colchicine in smaller doses ...
by Philip F. Schofield, Eric W. Lupton
Malabsorption Diarrhoea is the commonest clinical manifestation of chronic, non- obstructive ileal disease but it may also be seen after small bowel resection or in association with an ileal stricture. There are several potential mechanisms ...
Weaning the Pig (2003)
Concepts and Consequences by J. R. Pluske, Jean Le Dividich, M. W. A. Verstegen
As a result, diarrhoea is the most common clinical problem encountered in the first one or two weeks after weaning, and this leads to a temporarily impaired growth rate and sometimes to death. Therefore, saving these supernumerary and light ...
Essential Science For All (2012)
by Dilip M. Salwi
Diarrhoea is the frequent release of watery ...
by John William Ballantyne
The mortality from infantile diarrhoea is greater in town than in country districts, but it would seem that this difference does not depend entirely on density of population ; poverty and defective sanitation are potent causes. There can be little ...
Dogs Diarrhoea may be associated with a number of infections, distemper, toxoplasmosis, tuberculosis, nocardiosis; parvovirus; occasionally with pyometra; with allergies; tumours; parasites, and poisoning. Diarrhoea may also result from an ...
During diarrhoea a greater majority (72%) of the mothers reported that they ...
by Abdur Rehman
Form, Graf (Diarrhoea and colic when Cham fails1"), Hep (Pain in ear when suppuration impends1115), Iris ( Colic of infants with flatulency and constipation when Cham seems indicated but ...
by Sarah Brewer
Diarrhoea that lastslonger than a week should always be investigated tofindout its cause. Severe diarrhoea is debilitating andcaneven befatal – especially in infants for whom medicaladvice shouldbe sought straightaway. Large amounts of ...
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Scrabble value of D2I1A1R1R1H4O1E1A1
The value of this 9-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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