At last, 17 days after he left his summer palace, His Holiness, seriously ill with dysentery, crossed the Indian border.
I got drunk, sunstroke, and dysentery,” laughs Robert, “but I also got the girl.
She ended up in prison on the island of Saipan where she either was executed or died of dysentery.
In the 18th century, German immigrants coming to Pennsylvania boarded ships plagued with typhus, dysentery, smallpox, and scurvy.
Ackawai, Camara, or Camaru nutmeg is the nut of a tree growing in Guiana highly valued as a cure for colic and dysentery.
Dose: In dysentery and diarrhœa, one pill every six to twelve hours.
dysentery is pre-eminently a disease of army life, its victims among soldiers numbering more than all other diseases together.
Now it happened that the father of Publius was lying ill from fever and dysentery.
Owing to improved sanitation, dysentery has become less frequent.
There had been scurvy and dysentery, but she was a little non-plussed by the fever.
dysentery dys·en·ter·y (dĭs'ən-těr'ē)
An inflammatory disorder of the lower intestinal tract, usually caused by a bacterial, parasitic, or protozoan infection and resulting in pain, fever, and severe diarrhea, often accompanied by the passage of blood and mucus.
Note: Dysentery can be transmitted by contact with water or food that has been contaminated by human waste. Public health and sanitation procedures in developed countries, however, have largely eliminated this means of transmission.