Words nearby diarrhea
Origin of diarrhea
OTHER WORDS FROM diarrheadi·ar·rhe·al, di·ar·rhe·ic, di·ar·rhet·ic [dahy-uh-ret-ik] /ˌdaɪ əˈrɛt ɪk/, di·ar·rhoe·al, di·ar·rhoe·ic, di·ar·rhoet·ic, adjectivean·ti·di·ar·rhe·al, adjective
Examples from the Web for diarrhoea
Then we had my birthday feast a week late, owing to diarrhoea on the proper occasion.Vailima Letters|Robert Louis Stevenson
Instead of obstruction of the bowels there is diarrhoea—about two to six light yellow thin stools, occur within 24 hours.Valere Aude|Louis Dechmann
There is no relation between the severity of the diarrhoea and the extent of the local lesion.
There may be no diarrhoea; if there is, important help to diagnosis can be gained by examining the stools.
Thus are occasioned grave attacks of coccidiosis, characterized by severe enteritis and diarrhoea, which may end fatally.
British Dictionary definitions for diarrhoea
esp US diarrhea
Derived forms of diarrhoeadiarrhoeal, diarrhoeic, esp US diarrheal or diarrheic, adjective
Word Origin for diarrhoea
Medical definitions for diarrhoea
Other words from diarrheadi′ar•rhe′al null null adj.
Scientific definitions for diarrhoea
Cultural definitions for diarrhoea
The frequent passage of abnormally watery feces, which is a sign of illness.