dysenteric

adjective
dys·​en·​ter·​ic | \ ˌdi-sᵊn-ˈter-ik How to pronounce dysenteric (audio) \

Definition of dysenteric

: of or relating to dysentery

First Known Use of dysenteric

1727, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for dysenteric

borrowed from Late Latin dysentericus (Latin dysentericī "sufferers from dysentery"), borrowed from Greek dysenterikós, from dysentería dysentery + -ikos -ic entry 1

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“Dysenteric.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dysenteric. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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dysenteric

adjective
dys·​en·​ter·​ic | \ ˌdis-ᵊn-ˈter-ik How to pronounce dysenteric (audio) \

Medical Definition of dysenteric

: of or relating to dysentery

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