looseness of the bowels

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Noun1.looseness of the bowels - 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
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A slight looseness of the bowels may be observed when feeding heavily on green food.
These are Nature's own cures for looseness of the bowels and diarrhea, and can be fed whenever stock is affected in that manner with reasonable assurance that a cure will be affected.