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diarrhoea

esp US diarrhea

/ (ˌdaɪəˈrɪə) /
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noun

frequent and copious discharge of abnormally liquid faeces

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diarrhoeal, diarrhoeic, esp US diarrheal or diarrheic, adjective
C16: from Late Latin, from Greek diarrhoia, from diarrhein to flow through, from dia- + rhein to flow
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