• synonyms

cholera morbus

  1. Acute gastroenteritis occurring seasonally and marked by cramps, diarrhea, and vomiting. No longer in scientific use.
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  • Jones is tip-top, with an occasional attack of cholera-morbus, or a bilious spell.

    The Natural Cure of Consumption, Constipation, Bright's Disease, Neuralgia, Rheumatism,

    Charles Edward Page

  • Save an occasional fit of cholera-morbus, I had never experienced anything even remotely approaching the tender passion.

    Doesticks, What He Says

    Q. K. Philander Doesticks