Origin of diarrhea
Examples from the Web for diarrhea
Within six days, however, the infant was admitted to a pediatric hospital with diarrhea, bluish skin, and respiratory failure.
For children on the brink of severe malnutrition, diarrhea can be the trigger that pushes them over the edge.
With less than a dozen toilets in the entire community, poor sanitation fuels high rates of malaria and lethal cases of diarrhea.
If you continue to have diarrhea or explosive gas, you do need to see your practitioner.
But we are not talking about treating children with diarrhea here.You Probably Shouldn’t Try to Lose 20 Pounds by Eating Clay|Kent Sepkowitz|June 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Diarrhea as a result of gastro-intestinal disturbances has directly the opposite indication.Dietetics for Nurses|Fairfax T. Proudfit
Evie troubled with diarrhea for several days, very sick in the afternoon.An Artilleryman's Diary|Jenkin Lloyd Jones
Another form of diarrhea is seen in an acute inflammatory condition of the intestine itself.The Mother and Her Child|William S. Sadler
Daily evacuations will not empty this cavity, nor will cathartics or diarrhea.Intestinal Ills|Alcinous Burton Jamison
There is constipation in the earlier stages that is, followed later by diarrhea.Special Report on Diseases of the Horse|United States Department of Agriculture
Word Origin and History for diarrhea
late 14c., from Old French diarrie, from Late Latin diarrhoea, from Greek diarrhoia "diarrhea" (coined by Hippocrates), literally "a flowing through," from diarrhein "to flow through," from dia- "through" (see dia-) + rhein "to flow" (see rheum). Respelled 16c. from diarria on Latin model.
Medicine definitions for diarrhea
Science definitions for diarrhea
Culture definitions for diarrhea
The frequent passage of abnormally watery feces, which is a sign of illness.