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traveler's diarrhea

noun

Definition of traveler's diarrhea

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



1968

First Known Use of traveler's diarrhea

1968


Medical Dictionary

traveler's diarrhea

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noun trav·el·er's diarrhea \ˈtrav-(ə-)lərz-\

Medical Definition of traveler's diarrhea

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




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