rice-water stool


: a watery stool containing white flecks of mucus, epithelial cells, and bacteria that is characteristic of severe forms of diarrhea (as in Asiatic cholera)

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“Rice-water stool.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/rice-water%20stool. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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