Origin of cholera
Related formschol·e·ra·ic [kol-uh-rey-ik] /ˌkɒl əˈreɪ ɪk/, adjective
Examples from the Web for choleraic
The symptoms were such as a medical man would pronounce 'choleraic.'Tales of the Argonauts|Bret Harte
Choleraic disorders were uncommonly rife on board the ships of war in the Medway.
In many country places dysentery and choleraic diarrha were prevalent, as well as fever.
The illness was of a choleraic type; it had, as usual, a profound moral as well as physical effect.The Balkan Peninsula|Frank Fox
In 1678 and 1679 there were epidemic agues, complicated with choleraic flux and gripes, which undoubtedly affected many adults.
British Dictionary definitions for choleraic
Derived Formscholeroid, adjective
Word Origin for cholera
Medicine definitions for choleraic
Related formschol′e•ra′ic (-ə-rā′ĭk) adj.
Science definitions for choleraic
Culture definitions for choleraic
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.