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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Diarrhea  \Di`ar*rhe"a\,  Diarrhoea  \Di`ar*rh[oe]"a\,  n.  [L. 
  diarrhoea,  Gr  ?,  fr  ?  to  flow  through  ?  +  ?  to  flow;  akin 
  to  E.  stream.  See  {Stream}.]  (Med.) 
  A  morbidly  frequent  and  profuse  discharge  of  loose  or  fluid 
  evacuations  from  the  intestines,  without  tenesmus;  a  purging 
  or  looseness  of  the  bowels;  a  flux. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  diarrhea 
  n  :  frequent  and  watery  bowel  movements  [syn:  {diarrhoea},  {looseness 
  of  the  bowels}] 




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