diarrheal


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di·ar·rhe·a

 (dī′ə-rē′ə)
n.
Excessive and frequent evacuation of watery feces.

[Middle English diaria, from Medieval Latin, from Late Latin diarrhoea, from Greek diarroia, from diarrein, to flow through : dia-, dia- + rhein, to flow, run; see sreu- in Indo-European roots.]

di′ar·rhe′al, di′ar·rhe′ic (-ĭk), di′ar·rhet′ic (-rĕt′ĭk) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.diarrheal - of or relating to diarrhea
unconstipated, regular - not constipated
Translations

di·ar·rhe·al

, diarrheic
a. diarreico-a, rel. a la diarrea.

diarrheal

adj diarreico
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