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Definition of "dysenteric" []

  • Of, relating, or pertaining to dysentery (adjective)

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Use "dysenteric" in a sentence
  • "About the hundredth day, disorder of the bowels, with copious and bilious evacuations, and these continued for a considerable time, and again assumed the dysenteric form with pain; but relief of all the other complaints."
  • "The form of body peculiarly subject to phthisical complaints was the smooth, the whitish, that resembling the lentil; the reddish, the blue-eyed, the leucophlegmatic, and that with the scapulae having the appearance of wings: and women in like manner, with regard to the melancholic and subsanguineous, phrenitic and dysenteric affections principally attacked them."
  • "At the hospital in Scutari, the ward floors seethed with rats, and dysenteric patients lay in their own filth."