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dys·en·ter·y

 (dĭs′ən-tĕr′ē)
n.
Any of several inflammatory disorders of the intestines, especially the colon, characterized by abdominal pain, fever, and severe diarrhea often with blood and mucus in the stool, usually caused by infection with bacteria or parasitic protozoans.

[Middle English dissenterie, from Old French, from Latin dysenteria, from Greek dusenteriā : dus-, dys- + enteron, intestine; see en in Indo-European roots.]

dys′en·ter′ic adj.
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dysentery

(ˈdɪsəntrɪ)
n
(Pathology) infection of the intestine with bacteria or amoebae, marked chiefly by severe diarrhoea with the passage of mucus and blood
[C14: via Latin from Greek dusenteria, from dusentera, literally: bad bowels, from dys- + enteron intestine]
dysenteric adj
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dys•en•ter•y

(ˈdɪs ənˌtɛr i)

n.
any infectious disease of the large intestines marked by hemorrhagic diarrhea with mucus and often blood in the feces.
[1350–1400; Middle English dissenterie < Old French < Medieval Latin dysenteria < Greek <dysénter(a) bad bowels]
dys`en•ter′ic, adj.
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dys·en·ter·y

(dĭs′ən-tĕr′ē)
A disease of the lower intestines characterized by severe diarrhea, usually caused by infection with bacteria or parasites.
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dysentery

A bacterial or amoebic infection causing bloody diarrhea, transmitted by infected food or water.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dysentery - an infection of the intestines marked by severe diarrhea
infectious disease - a disease transmitted only by a specific kind of contact
amebic dysentery, amoebic dysentery - inflammation of the intestines caused by Endamoeba histolytica; usually acquired by ingesting food or water contaminated with feces; characterized by severe diarrhea
bacillary dysentery, shigellosis - an acute infection of the intestine by shigella bacteria; characterized by diarrhea and fever and abdominal pains
diarrhea, diarrhoea, looseness, looseness of the bowels - frequent and watery bowel movements; can be a symptom of infection or food poisoning or colitis or a gastrointestinal tumor
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Translations
إلْتِهاب الأمْعاء الغَليظَه
úplavice
dysenteri
vérhas
blóîsótt, blóîkreppusótt, òarmabólga
dizenterija
dizentērija
dizanterikanlı basur

dysentery

[ˈdɪsntrɪ] Ndisentería f
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dysentery

[ˈdɪsəntəri] ndysenterie f
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dysentery

nDysenterie f, → Ruhr f
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dysentery

[ˈdɪsɪntrɪ] ndissenteria
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dysentery

(ˈdisəntri) noun
an infectious disease with severe diarrhoea.
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dys·en·ter·y

n. disentería, condición inflamatoria del intestino grueso causada por bacilos o parásitos con síntomas de diarrea y dolor abdominal;
amebic ______ amebiana;
bacillar ______ bacilar.;
___ malignant___ maligna;
viral ______ viral.
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dysentery

n disentería
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