dysenteric
adjective Date: 1727 of or relating to dysentery

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  • Dysenteric — Dys en*ter ic, Dysenterical Dys en*ter ic*al, a. [L. dysentericus, Gr. ?; cf. F. dysent[ e]rigue.] Of or pertaining to dysentery; having dysentery; as, a dysenteric patient. Dysenteric symptoms. Copland. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dysenteric — |disən|terik adjective Etymology: Latin dysentericus, from Greek dysenterikos, from dysenteria + ikos ic : of or relating to dysentery : having dysentery a dysenteric patient dysenteric symptoms …   Useful english dictionary

  • dysenteric — See dysentery. * * * …   Universalium

  • dysenteric — adjective Of, relating, or pertaining to dysentery …   Wiktionary

  • dysenteric — Relating to or suffering from dysentery. * * * dys·en·ter·ic .dis ən ter ik adj of or relating to dysentery …   Medical dictionary

  • dysenteric — adj. pertaining to dysentery (intestinal disease) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dysenteric — dys·en·ter·ic …   English syllables

  • dysenteric diarrhea — diarrhea with mucous and bloody feces, seen in dysentery …   Medical dictionary

  • Dysenterical — Dysenteric Dys en*ter ic, Dysenterical Dys en*ter ic*al, a. [L. dysentericus, Gr. ?; cf. F. dysent[ e]rigue.] Of or pertaining to dysentery; having dysentery; as, a dysenteric patient. Dysenteric symptoms. Copland. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dysentery — dysenteric, adj. /dis euhn ter ee/, n. 1. Pathol. an infectious disease marked by inflammation and ulceration of the lower part of the bowels, with diarrhea that becomes mucous and hemorrhagic. 2. diarrhea. [1350 1400; < ML dysenteria < Gk, equiv …   Universalium

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