Definition of "diarrhoea" []

  • Frequent and copious discharge of abnormally liquid faeces (noun)
  • Alternative spelling of diarrhea. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "diarrhoea" in a sentence
  • "The _diarrhoea crapulosa_, or diarrhoea from indigestion, occurs when too great a quantity of food or liquid has been taken; which not being compleatly digested, stimulates the intestines like any other extraneous acrid material; and thus produces an increase of the secretions into them of mucus, pancreatic juice, and bile."
  • "The animal has no strength to vomit, diarrhoea is marked while the fluid passed from the rectum is often almost wholly blood."
  • "But that the water might be responsible for summer diarrhoea is shown by the following: 188 In the Division the unit was supplied with boiling water, which was allowed to cool in biscuit tins."