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Noun: diarrhea  ,dI-u'ree-u
Usage: N. Amer (elsewhere: diarrhoea)
  1. Frequent and watery bowel movements; can be a symptom of infection or food poisoning or colitis or a gastrointestinal tumor
    - diarrhoea [Brit, Cdn], looseness of the bowels, looseness

Derived forms: diarrheas

Type of: symptom

Part of: dysentery

Encyclopedia: Diarrhea