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Origin of cholera
OTHER WORDS FROM cholerachol·e·ra·ic [kol-uh-rey-ik], /ˌkɒl əˈreɪ ɪk/, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for cholera
Researchers across the country and around the world have tested wastewater to study everything from polio to cholera and, more recently, opioids and heroin.Flushing out the coronavirus: Universities, cities and states are testing wastewater for the virus|Ovetta Wiggins|December 25, 2020|Washington Post
Scientists tested an H1N1 influenza vaccine by exposing people to the flu, and did the same with a cholera vaccine and the bacterium that causes it.U.K. Plans 'Challenge Trials,' Which Will Intentionally Give People COVID-19 to Test Vaccines|Alice Park|October 20, 2020|Time
His academic research partner, the medical historian Howard Markel, had written a book about the mistreatment of Jewish immigrants in New York during cholera and typhoid outbreaks in 1892.
Something very similar happened in 1849 when America was swept by cholera.
In downtown Philadelphia, as Charles Rosenberg recalls in The Cholera Years, “a free couple of color” were found dead of cholera in a room measuring just four and a half by seven foot.
This method works for TB, for cholera, for rabid animals—for just about everything.
Cholera and typhoid fever are transmitted when I ingest contaminated food or drink.
When multiple cases of watery diarrhea spread through one village, doctors feared it was cholera.
Cholera and typhoid were rampant and overseers used pick handles to physically force miners into the shafts.Turkey's Tragedy and History's Worst Mining Accidents|Emily Shire|May 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At the time, New Orleans was a breeding ground for yellow fever and cholera.
Then there was the cholera that came in the night to the village by the bridge-works; and after the cholera smote the small-pox.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II|Rudyard Kipling
Cholera broke out at Lexington, Ky., number of deaths to August 1st, 502.
Added to this, an epidemic of cholera had just broken out in the town, and the childrens maid nearly fell a victim to the disease.
Four months after Zinadas marriage my mother was taken ill with cholera.
The first case of cholera asphixia in America occurred on this day at Quebec.
British Dictionary definitions for cholera
Derived forms of choleracholeroid, adjective
Word Origin for cholera
Medical definitions for cholera
Other words from cholerachol′e•ra′ic (-ə-rā′ĭk) adj.
Scientific definitions for cholera
Cultural definitions for cholera
An acute disease, and an infectious disease, caused by a kind of bacterium that affects the intestines. Transmitted by food or water that has been contaminated with raw sewage, cholera is often fatal and is characterized by severe vomiting, diarrhea, and collapse.