intestinal flu

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Related to intestinal flu: gastroenteritis, diarrhea, intestinal obstruction
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Noun1.intestinal flu - inflammation of the stomach and intestinesintestinal flu - inflammation of the stomach and intestines; can be caused by Salmonella enteritidis
inflammatory disease - a disease characterized by inflammation
cholera infantum - often fatal form of gastroenteritis occurring in children; not true cholera but having similar symptoms
cholera morbus, collywobbles - severe gastroenteritis of unknown etiology; characterized by severe colic and vomiting and diarrhea
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The worst was hiking four days into the Mount Everest adventure only to be struck with intestinal flu. Just the smell of food made Harris nauseous.
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Q: Last week, I had diarrhea, which our company doctor diagnosed as intestinal flu. I got well after two days without any medications but with liberal fluid intake.
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