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.
IDPs leader in the camp, Sheikh Mohamed Ahmed, told Sudan Tribune they had noted an increase in Intestinal flu among the camp residents, in particular among children and elders.
Q: Last week, I had diarrhea, which our company doctor diagnosed as intestinal flu.