turista

[ too-ree-stuh ]
/ tʊˈri stə /

noun

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Definition for turistas (2 of 2)

tourista

or tu·ris·ta

[ too-ree-stuh ]
/ tʊˈri stə /

noun

traveler's diarrhea, especially as experienced by some visitors to Latin America.

Origin of tourista

1955–60; apparently jocular use of Spanish turista tourist
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Medical definitions for turistas

turista
[ tu-rēstə ]

n.

Diarrhea occurring in travelers as a result of a change in food and water. Not in technical use.
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