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turista

[too-ree-stuh]
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noun
  1. tourista.
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tourista

or tu·ris·ta

[too-ree-stuh]
noun
  1. traveler's diarrhea, especially as experienced by some visitors to Latin America.
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Origin of tourista

1955–60; apparently jocular use of Spanish turista tourist
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Related Words

diarrheafluxdiarrhoeadysenterytouristaturistas

turista in Medicine

turista

(tu-rēstə)
n.
  1. Diarrhea occurring in travelers as a result of a change in food and water. Not in technical use.
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