cholera morbus

noun chol·era mor·bus \-ˈmr-bəs, dial -ˈmä(r)-; dial ˈkä-lē-\

Definition of CHOLERA MORBUS

:  gastrointestinal illness characterized by cramps, diarrhea, and sometimes vomiting —not used technically


New Latin, literally, the disease cholera
First Known Use: 1673
Medical Dictionary

cholera morbus

noun cholera mor·bus \-ˈmr-bəs\

Medical Definition of CHOLERA MORBUS

:  a gastrointestinal disturbance characterized by abdominal pain, diarrhea, and sometimes vomiting—not used technically


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