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Acute gastroenteritis occurring in summer and autumn and marked by severe cramps, diarrhea, and vomiting. No longer in scientific use.
[New Latin : Latin cholera, jaundice + Latin morbus, disease.]
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|Noun||1.||cholera morbus - severe gastroenteritis of unknown etiology; characterized by severe colic and vomiting and diarrhea|
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