intestinal flu


: an acute usually transitory attack of gastroenteritis that is marked by nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and abdominal cramping and is typically caused by a virus (as the Norwalk virus) or a bacterium (as E. coli)
not usually used technically

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“Intestinal flu.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2023.

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