Definition of dysentery
1 : a disease characterized by severe diarrhea with passage of mucus and blood and usually caused by infection
2 : diarrhea
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Rating: Superb—the excitement of Oregon Trail without the dysentery!
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DYSENTERY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of dysentery for English Language Learners
medical : a serious disease that causes severe diarrhea and a loss of blood
DYSENTERY Defined for Kids
Definition of dysentery for Students
: a disease marked especially by severe often bloody diarrhea
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