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

Derived forms: diarrhoeas

Type of: symptom

Part of: dysentery

Encyclopedia: Diarrhoea