an acute condition of diarrhea, occurring during the hot summer months chiefly in infants and children, caused by bacterial contamination of food and associated with poor hygiene.
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Origin of summer complaint
An Americanism dating back to 1840–50
Also called summer diarrhea.
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Diarrhea affecting infants or young children in hot weather, usually caused by acute gastroenteritis due to bacterial infection.choleraic diarrhea
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