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Definition of the noun diarrhoea

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noun - plural: diarrhoeas

  1. 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

Phrases with diarrhoea

  1. Verbal Diarrhoea
  2. bacillary white diarrhoea

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for diarrhoea

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Google previewThe New York Polyclinic (1897)

Fatty diarrhoea is a variety which is of rare occurrence.

Google previewOxford Handbook of Tropical Medicine (2014)

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.

Google previewTextbook Of Medicinal Chemistry (2010)

by Algar

Diarrhoea means loose bowel movements resulting into the frequent passage of watery, uniformed stools with or without mucous and...

Google previewSpotlight 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...

Google previewDiarrhoea and Constipation in Geriatric Practice (1999)

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 ...

Google previewThe Causation and Clinical Management of Pelvic Radiation Disease (2012)

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 ...

Google previewWeaning 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 ...

Google previewThe Boston Medical and Surgical Journal (1893)

Persistent diarrhoea is a common symptom in Graves's disease.

Google previewGreen's encyclopedia and dictionary of medicine and surgery (1907)

by John William Ballantyne

Continued high temperature, whether regular or irregular, in any case of diarrhoea is a serious symptom ; it usually means that the case is one of inflammatory diarrhoea, and sometimes points to the grosser lesions, such as ulceration and ...

Google previewThe Lancet London (1828)

A Journal of British and Foreign Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics, Physiology, Chemistry, Pharmacology, Public Health and News

Serous diarrhoea is a disease which proves the death of many infants, especially within the month. Ten or twenty watery evacuations, green, or becoming greenish , may occur in the course of the day. In the course of twenty or thirty hours, the ...

Google previewKumar and Clark's Clinical Medicine (2012)

by Parveen Kumar, Michael L Clark

Diarrhoea. in. patients. with. HIV. infection. Chronic diarrhoea is a common symptom in HIV infection, but ...

Google previewAcute Virus Infections of Poultry (2012)

A Seminar in the CEC Agricultural Research Programme, held in Brussels, June 13–14, 1985 by J.B. McFerran, M.S. McNulty

Diarrhoea is a frequent finding. Deaths first occur between the Bth and 10th day of life, the mortality rate reaches its peak around 15 days. By the 3rd to 4th week of life losses due to the parvovirus infection itself are no longer demonstrable.

Google previewPharmacotherapy of Gastrointestinal Inflammation (2003)

by Antonio Guglietta

Treatment and prevention of antibiotic-associated colitis Eugénie Bergogne- Bérézin Faculty of Medicine, University of Paris, 100 bis rue du Cherche-Midi, 75006 Paris, France Introduction Diarrhoea is a relatively frequent side effect seen ...

Google previewThe Study of Medicine (1822)

In Four Volumes by John Mason Good

diarrhoea is a great and sudden increase in the tempe- Common rature of the atmosphere, or a less dian its mean degree reuiote r °. t atix s. of heat, operating for some weeks or ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica (1879)

A Record of the Positive Effects of Drugs Upon the Healthy Human Organism by Timothy Field Allen

Violent diarrhoea immediately after a dose, lasting the whole next day and for several following days, gradually becoming less frequent with a feeling of relief,". — * Violent diarrhaa, with colic, after which the previous distension of the abdomen ...

Google previewBlack's Veterinary Dictionary (2015)

Diarrhoea 231 parasites such as worms, flukes, or coccidiae; infection with specific diseases, such as johne'S diSeASe, SAlmonelloSiS, lAmb dySentery, White ScoUr in cAlveS, etc.; or the excessive action of purgatives given in too large ...

Google previewThe Daily Telegraph: Encyclopedia of Vitamins, Minerals& Herbal Supplements (2012)

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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