Asiatic cholera

Asiatic cholera
noun Date: 1831 cholera of Asian origin that is caused by virulent strains of the cholera vibrio (Vibrio cholerae)

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  • Asiatic cholera — Cholera Chol er*a, n. [L., a bilious disease. See {Choler}.] (Med.) One of several diseases affecting the digestive and intestinal tract and more or less dangerous to life, esp. the one commonly called Asiatic cholera. [1913 Webster] {Asiatic… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Asiatic cholera — n. see CHOLERA …   English World dictionary

  • Asiatic cholera — noun an acute intestinal infection caused by ingestion of contaminated water or food • Syn: ↑cholera, ↑Indian cholera, ↑epidemic cholera • Derivationally related forms: ↑choleraic (for: ↑cholera) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Asiatic cholera — Asi·at·ic cholera .ā z(h)ē .at ik n cholera of Asian origin that is produced by virulent strains of the causative vibrio (Vibrio cholerae) * * * name sometimes given to cholera because it was originally from Asia …   Medical dictionary

  • asiatic cholera — Spasmodic or malignant cholera, cholera asphyxia …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • Asiatic cholera — Pathol. cholera (def. 1). [1825 35] * * * …   Universalium

  • Asiatic cholera — /ˌeɪʒɪætɪk ˈkɒlərə/ (say .ayzhiatik koluhruh) noun → cholera (def. 1) …   Australian English dictionary

  • Asiatic cholera — disease of the stomach commonly found in India …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Cholera — Chol er*a, n. [L., a bilious disease. See {Choler}.] (Med.) One of several diseases affecting the digestive and intestinal tract and more or less dangerous to life, esp. the one commonly called Asiatic cholera. [1913 Webster] {Asiatic cholera}, a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cholera bacillus — Cholera Chol er*a, n. [L., a bilious disease. See {Choler}.] (Med.) One of several diseases affecting the digestive and intestinal tract and more or less dangerous to life, esp. the one commonly called Asiatic cholera. [1913 Webster] {Asiatic… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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