summer diarrhea

noun

: diarrhea especially of children that is prevalent in hot weather and is usually caused by ingestion of food contaminated by various microorganisms responsible for gastrointestinal infections

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“Summer diarrhea.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/summer%20diarrhea. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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