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chol·er·a

 (kŏl′ər-ə)
n.
1. An acute infectious disease of the small intestine, caused by the bacterium Vibrio cholerae and characterized by profuse watery diarrhea, vomiting, muscle cramps, severe dehydration, and depletion of electrolytes. Also called Asiatic cholera.
2. Either of two unrelated diseases of domestic animals, fowl cholera or classical swine fever (hog cholera), that are often marked by severe diarrhea.

[Latin, cholera, jaundice; see choler.]

chol′e·ra′ic (-ə-rā′ĭk) adj.
chol′e·roid′ (-ə-roid′) adj.
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cholera

(ˈkɒlərə)
n
(Pathology) an acute intestinal infection characterized by severe diarrhoea, cramp, etc: caused by ingestion of water or food contaminated with the bacterium Vibrio comma. Also called: Asiatic cholera, epidemic cholera or Indian cholera
[C14: from Latin, from Greek kholera jaundice, from kholē bile]
ˈcholeˌroid adj
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chol•er•a

(ˈkɒl ər ə)

n.
a severe contagious infection of the small intestine characterized by profuse diarrhea and dehydration, caused by Vibrio cholerae bacteria, and commonly transmitted via contaminated drinking water.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin < Greek choléra name of several intestinal diseases]
chol•e•ra•ic (ˌkɒl əˈreɪ ɪk) adj.
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chol·er·a

(kŏl′ər-ə)
An infectious, sometimes fatal disease of the small intestine caused by a bacterium. It is contracted from contaminated water and food and causes severe diarrhea, vomiting, and dehydration.
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cholera

A severe bacterial infection common in the tropics, transmitted in food or drink that has been contaminated with feces.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cholera - an acute intestinal infection caused by ingestion of contaminated water or foodcholera - an acute intestinal infection caused by ingestion of contaminated water or food
infectious disease - a disease transmitted only by a specific kind of contact
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Translations
مَرَض الكوليرا
cholera
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kólera
コレラ
cholera
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cholera

[ˈkɒlərə] Ncólera m
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cholera

[ˈkɒlərə] ncholéra m
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cholera

nCholera f
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cholera

[ˈkɒlərə] ncolera m
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

cholera

(ˈkolərə) noun
a highly infectious, often fatal disease occurring in hot countries.
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chol·er·a

n. cólera, enfermedad infecciosa grave caracterizada por diarrea severa y vómitos;
___ fulminans___ fulminante.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

cholera

n cólera m
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