[kŏlər-ĭn, -ə-rēn′]


A mild form of diarrhea occurring during epidemics of cholera.

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Historical Examples of cholerine

  • Happily the disease had appeared among them in a milder form, known as cholerine.

  • He thought the gentleman's attack of cholerine must be connected with the beer which people were talking about in the country.

    Bouvard and Pcuchet

    Gustave Flaubert