traveler's diarrhea


traveler's diarrhea

noun

Definition of TRAVELER'S DIARRHEA

:  intestinal sickness and diarrhea affecting a traveler that is typically caused by ingestion of pathogenic microorganisms (as some E. coli)

First Known Use of TRAVELER'S DIARRHEA

1968

trav·el·er's diarrhea

noun \ˈtrav-(ə-)lərz-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of TRAVELER'S DIARRHEA

: intestinal sickness and diarrhea affecting a traveler and typically caused by ingestion of pathogenic microorganisms (as some E. coli)—compare montezuma's revenge

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: traveler's–grass
Previous Word in the Dictionary: traveler's–delight
All Words Near: traveler's diarrhea

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up traveler's diarrhea? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).