intestinal flu

noun

Medical Definition of 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.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/intestinal%20flu. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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