diarrhoea


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di·ar·rhoe·a

 (dī′ə-rē′ə)
n. Chiefly British
Variant of diarrhea.

diarrhoea

(ˌdaɪəˈrɪə) or

diarrhea

n
(Medicine) frequent and copious discharge of abnormally liquid faeces
[C16: from Late Latin, from Greek diarrhoia, from diarrhein to flow through, from dia- + rhein to flow]
ˌdiarˈrhoeal, ˌdiarˈrhoeic ˌdiarˈrheal, ˌdiarˈrheic adj
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.diarrhoea - frequent and watery bowel movements; can be a symptom of infection or food poisoning or colitis or a gastrointestinal tumor
dysentery - an infection of the intestines marked by severe diarrhea
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
the shits, the trots - obscene terms for diarrhea
Montezuma's revenge - diarrhea contracted in Mexico or Central America

diarrhoea

U.S. diarrhea
noun the runs, the trots (informal), dysentery, looseness, the skits (informal), Montezuma's revenge (informal), gippy tummy, holiday tummy, Spanish tummy, the skitters (informal) One of the chief causes of death from diarrhoea is dehydration.
Translations
إِسْهَالإسْهال
průjem
diaré
ripuli
proljev
hasmenés
niîurgangur
下痢
설사
viduriavimas
caureja
hnačka
diarré
อาการท้องร่วง
bệnh tiêu chảy

diarrhoea

diarrhea (US) [ˌdaɪəˈriːə] Ndiarrea f
see also verbal

diarrhoea

[ˌdaɪəˈriːə] (British) diarrhea (US) ndiarrhée f
to have diarrhoea → avoir la diarrhée
I've got diarrhoea → J'ai la diarrhée.

diarrhoea

, (US) diarrhea
nDurchfall m, → Diarrhö(e) f; verbal diarrhoeageistiger Dünnschiss (sl); the speaker had verbal diarrhoeader Redner hatte geistigen Dünnschiss (sl)

diarrhoea

diarrhea (Am) [ˌdaɪəˈriːə] ndiarrea

diarrhoea

(daiəˈriə) (American) diarrhea noun
too much liquid in and too frequent emptying of the bowels. He has diarrhoea.

diarrhoea

إِسْهَال průjem diaré Durchfall διάρροια diarrea ripuli diarrhée proljev diarrea 下痢 설사 diarree diaré biegunka diarreia понос diarré อาการท้องร่วง ishal bệnh tiêu chảy 腹泻
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