cholera morbus

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

Definition of cholera morbus

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

Origin and Etymology of cholera morbus

New Latin, literally, the disease cholera


First Known Use: 1673


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cholera morbus

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noun cholera mor·bus \-ˈmȯr-bəs\

Medical Definition of cholera morbus

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


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