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Related to diarrheic: diarrhetic, diarrhea


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.
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Adj.1.diarrheic - of or relating to diarrhea
unconstipated, regular - not constipated
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, diarrheic
a. diarreico-a, rel. a la diarrea.
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In sheep, Cryptosporidium infection was first described in a diarrheic lamb (Barker and Carbonel, 1974).
Feces were classified as diarrheic if they had a watery to paste-like consistency, and as normal if they had a firm consistency, and the perineum and tail of the animals were clean.
Five groups of marine biotoxins are regulated within the European Union, i.e., okadaic acid group (OA), also known as the diarrheic shellfish poisons (DSPs), which includes the dinophysistoxin analogues (DTXs); azaspiracid group (AZAs), which can also cause diarrhoea; yessotoxin group (YTXs); domoic acid group (DA), also known as amnesic shellfish poisons (ASPs); and saxitoxin group (STXs), also known as paralytic shellfish poisons (PSPs) (EFSA, 2009).
Prevalence, seasonal variation, and antibiotic resistance pattern of enteric bacterial pathogens among hospitalized diarrheic children in suburban regions of central Kenya.
The comparative mineral profile of diarrheic, control and copper supplemented dams and calves born there of is presented in Table 2.
Screening For Escherichia coli O157:H7 In Diarrheic Patients InBenin City, Nigeria.
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Most neuroinvasive astroviruses belong to the Virginia/Human-Mink-Ovine (VA/HMO) phylogenetic clade and cluster with enteric astroviruses identified from asymptomatic or diarrheic humans and animals (15,16).