traveler's diarrhea

noun

Definition of traveler's diarrhea

: intestinal sickness and diarrhea affecting a traveler that is typically caused by ingestion of pathogenic microorganisms (such as some E. coli)

First Known Use of traveler's diarrhea

1968


Medical Dictionary

traveler's diarrhea

noun trav·el·er's diarrhea \ ˈtrav-(ə-)lərz- \

medical Definition of traveler's diarrhea

: intestinal sickness and diarrhea affecting a traveler and typically caused by ingestion of pathogenic microorganisms (as some E. coli) — compare montezuma's revenge

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