Origin of dysentery
Examples from the Web for dysentery
Contemporary Examples of dysentery
In the 18th century, German immigrants coming to Pennsylvania boarded ships plagued with typhus, dysentery, smallpox, and scurvy.At Least Two ‘Border Kids’ Have Swine Flu
Ruben Navarrette Jr.
July 2, 2014
I got drunk, sunstroke, and dysentery,” laughs Robert, “but I also got the girl.The Second Life of San Miguel de Allende
February 26, 2014
She ended up in prison on the island of Saipan where she either was executed or died of dysentery.8 Crazy Conspiracy Theories About Aviator Amelia Earhart’s Demise
March 21, 2012
At last, 17 days after he left his summer palace, His Holiness, seriously ill with dysentery, crossed the Indian border.The Dalai Lama's Great Escape
December 31, 2010
Historical Examples of dysentery
Diarrhœa and dysentery were already sending many of them from the Peninsula.
Burn and Bryan left it with dysentery; Morten with a poisoned hand.
This form is often seen in the more severe types of summer dysentery.The Mother and Her Child
William S. Sadler
Dysentery was also increasing, and wards were reserved for these cases.In Mesopotamia
May not this disease be referred to aphtha, or to dysentery?Zoonomia, Vol. II
- infection of the intestine with bacteria or amoebae, marked chiefly by severe diarrhoea with the passage of mucus and blood
Word Origin for dysentery
- An inflammatory disorder of the lower intestinal tract, usually caused by a bacterial, parasitic, or protozoan infection and resulting in pain, fever, and severe diarrhea, often accompanied by the passage of blood and mucus.
- A gastrointestinal disease characterized by severe, often bloody diarrhea, usually caused by infection with bacteria or parasites.