Diarrhea - definition, transcription

Amer.  |ˌdaɪəˈriːə|
Brit.  |ˌdaɪəˈrɪə|

noun

- frequent and watery bowel movements; can be a symptom of infection or food poisoning or colitis or a gastrointestinal tumor (syn: diarrhoea, looseness)

Examples

The symptoms of the disease include fever, nausea, and diarrhea.

...I was taken with severe diarrhea while attending the conference....

Nausea and diarrhea are the side effects of the drug.

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