cholera infantum

noun
chol·​era in·​fan·​tum | \ ˌkäl-ə-rə-in-ˈfant-əm How to pronounce cholera infantum (audio) \

Medical Definition of cholera infantum

: an acute noncontagious intestinal disturbance of infants formerly common in congested areas of high humidity and temperature but now rare

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“Cholera infantum.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cholera%20infantum. Accessed 28 Jan. 2021.

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