Asiatic cholera

noun

Definition of Asiatic cholera

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

First Known Use of asiatic cholera

1831


Medical Dictionary

Asiatic cholera

noun Asi·at·ic cholera \ ˌā-z(h)ē-ˌat-ik- \

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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