Asiatic cholera


Definition of Asiatic cholera

: cholera of Asian origin that is caused by virulent strains of the cholera vibrio (Vibrio cholerae)

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1831, in the meaning defined above

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“Asiatic cholera.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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Asiatic cholera

Asi·​at·​ic cholera | \ ˌā-z(h)ē-ˌat-ik- How to pronounce Asiatic cholera (audio) \

Medical Definition of Asiatic cholera

: cholera of Asian origin that is produced by virulent strains of the causative vibrio (Vibrio cholerae)

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