[kŏlər-ĭn, -ə-rēn′]


A mild form of diarrhea occurring during epidemics of cholera.

Nearby words

  1. choleraic diarrhea,
  2. choleresis,
  3. choleretic,
  4. choleric,
  5. choleriform,
  6. choleroid,
  7. cholerrhagia,
  8. cholerrhagic,
  9. cholestasis,
  10. cholestatic jaundice

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Examples from the Web for 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