Synonyms for diarrhea

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There are usually just two reasons for diarrhea—uncleanliness and bad milk.

Daily evacuations will not empty this cavity, nor will cathartics or diarrhea.

After this the astringents spoken of for diarrhea may be given.

In from 36 to 40 hours the constipation is followed by diarrhea.

Summer diarrhea of children is also transmitted in this way.

It spread fearfully, and was accompanied by sore throat and diarrhea.

He died of scurvy and diarrhea, some months afterward, in Andersonville.

He was wasting away with diarrhea, and died before the month was out.

In others, it leads to diarrhea, which often ends in dysentery.

With all the cloths we were wearing it was not easy to suffer from diarrhea.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Old French diarrie, from Late Latin diarrhoea, from Greek diarrhoia "diarrhea" (coined by Hippocrates), literally "a flowing through," from diarrhein "to flow through," from dia- "through" (see dia-) + rhein "to flow" (see rheum). Respelled 16c. from diarria on Latin model.

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