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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 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 previewPocket Essentials of Clinical Medicine (2011)

by Anne Ballinger

Diarrhoea is a common complaint in clinical practice. Acute.

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 previewKumar and Clark's Clinical Medicine E-Book (2012)

by Parveen Kumar, Michael L Clark

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

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 Geography of Disease (2011)

by Frank G. Clemow

Sprue or psilosis is a fourth form of affection of the alimentary tract in which diarrhoea is a more or less prominent symptom. "Caribi" or "Indian sickness," "El Bicho," and "epidemic gangrenous rectitis," all probably the same disease, form yet ...

Google previewCase Studies for Complementary Therapists (2011)

a collaborative approach by Kelly Galvin, Madelaine Bishop

Yersinia enterocolitica, Escherichia coli, Shigella, Staphylococcal enterocolitis, ileocaecal TB; diarrhoea is the main symptom; may cause ulceration and inflammation Full blood ...

Google previewThe Care Home Handbook (2014)

by Graham Mulley, Clive Bowman, Michal Boyd, Sarah Stowe

Diarrhoea is an increase in the frequency of bowel motion to more than three per day (see Chapter 13.7). It is often associated with an increase in stool fluid consistency. It should be categorised as an acute or a chronic problem according to ...

Google previewCancer in Children (2012)

Clinical Management by H.J.G. Bloom, J. Lemerle, M.K. Neidhardt, P.A. Voute

Diarrhoea is a more specific symptom, which is caused by serotonin secretion by the tumour cells. One can diagnose such a tumour by demonstrating a large amount of 5-hydroxyindolacetic acid, a metabolite of tryptophan, and serotonin in ...

Google previewThe Miracle of Herbs and Spices (2014)

by Dr. Bahram Tadayyon MNS, MD, Ph.D.

Diarrhoea is an excessive bowel movement caused by several factors, such as bacteria, virus, parasites, toxins, allergies, chemotherapy, malabsorption, colitis, some medication like antibiotics and some medical problems like hyperthyroidism.

Google previewClinical Companion: Medical-Surgical Nursing (2014)

by Gayle McKenzie, Tanya Porter

Diarrhoea is an increase in the frequency and fluidity of faeces. Causes □ GIT disease, e.g. irritable bowel disease □ Toxins □ Medications, e.g. antibiotics, cancer medications □ Parasites, e.g. from water or food when travelling ...

Google previewMacleod's Clinical Examination E-Book (2013)

by Graham Douglas, Fiona Nicol, Colin Robertson

Diarrhoea is the frequent passage of loose stools. Normal High-volume diarrhoea (>1 litre per day) occurs when stool water content is increased (the principal site of water absorption being the colon) and may be: • secretory, due to intestinal ...

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

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 ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica (1878)

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

Troublesome and constant diarrhoea, at times accompanied with a good deal of abdominal pain, and sometimes with very much tenesmus ; after various remedies, the bowels still acted three or four times a day, the stools being quite liquid ...

Google previewThe New Sydenham Society's Lexicon of Medicine and the Allied Sciences (1882)

(Based on Mayne's Lexicon) by New Sydenham Society, Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick

Diarrhoea depending on a catarrhal condition of the intestinal mucous membrane, whether simple as from chill or irritation, or specific as ...

Google previewChambers's New Handy Volume American Encyclopaedia (1883)

Being a Reprint Entire of the Last Edinburgh and London Edition of Chambers's Encyclopaedia. A Library of Universal Knowledge for the People. With Very Large Additions Upon Topics of Special Interest to American Readers; and Giving American Statistics of Population Down to the Census of 1880

q *j -J Diaphragm ° ' Diarrhoea After many v!c:settudesf ft passed into the hands of Sultan Selim in 1515.

Google previewA Dictionary of Domestic Medicine and Household Surgery (1877)

Containing Information Anatomical and Physiological, Sanitary and Hygienic, Together with the Treatment of Accident and Emergency and the Management of Illness by Spencer Thomson

The simple salutary diarrhoea in teething children is an example of the same kind . Influences affecting the surface of the body, particularly cold, and especially cold feet. often produce diarrhoea. Cold nights succeeding hot days are often said ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Medicine (1882)

Including General Pathology, General Therapeutics, Hygiene, and the Diseases Peculiar to Women and Children by Richard Quain

Diarrhoea has been attributed to insufficient clothing; sudden exposure to cold and damp; chills, as from wet feet, and damp bed or clothing ; over-heating, as by excess of bed-clothing; and rapid variations of temperature, such as hot days ;md ...

Google previewHaydn's dictionary of popular medicine and hygiene; ed. by E. Lankester (1879)

A leaky waste-pipe from a water closet may allow the foul air to enter into a house and cause diarrhoea among all the inmates. 3. Indigestible food will cause diarrhoea ; it may do so by the direct irritation on the bowel or by producing a vitiated ...

Google previewBlack's Veterinary Dictionary (2001)

by Edward Boden

Chronic diarrhoea in cats. Anthrax in all susceptible animals. Bovine mastitis; food poisoning. Abortion in ewes. Tyzzer's disease. Foot infections in horses. Foot-rot in sheep. Necrosis of skin or mucous membrane in rabbits after ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Medical Science (1893)

Containing a Full Explanation of the Various Subjects and Terms of Anatomy, Physiology, ... by Robley Dunglison

constituting the Diarrhoea stercoraria, D. erapulosa of writers ; may be acute or chronic. Many varieties have been made by some nosologists ...

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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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