looseness+of+the+bowels

  • 1 looseness of the bowels — noun frequent and watery bowel movements; can be a symptom of infection or food poisoning or colitis or a gastrointestinal tumor (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑diarrhea, ↑diarrhoea, ↑looseness • Derivationally related forms: ↑loose (for: ↑ …

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  • 2 looseness — noun 1. frequent and watery bowel movements; can be a symptom of infection or food poisoning or colitis or a gastrointestinal tumor • Syn: ↑diarrhea, ↑diarrhoea, ↑looseness of the bowels • Derivationally related forms: ↑loose, ↑diarrhoetic (for …

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  • 3 the shits — noun obscene terms for diarrhea (Freq. 2) • Syn: ↑the trots • Usage Domain: ↑slang, ↑cant, ↑jargon, ↑lingo, ↑argot, ↑patois, ↑ …

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  • 4 the trots — noun obscene terms for diarrhea • Syn: ↑the shits • Usage Domain: ↑slang, ↑cant, ↑jargon, ↑lingo, ↑argot, ↑patois, ↑vernacular …

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  • 5 laxative — laxatively, adv. laxativeness, n. /lak seuh tiv/, n. 1. a medicine or agent for relieving constipation. adj. 2. of, pertaining to, or constituting a laxative; purgative. 3. Archaic. a. (of the bowels) subject to looseness. b. (of a disease)… …

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  • 6 laxative — /ˈlæksətɪv / (say laksuhtiv) –noun 1. Medicine a laxative medicine or agent. –adjective 2. Medicine mildly purgative. 3. Pathology a. (of the bowels) subject to looseness. b. (of a disease) characterised by looseness of the bow …

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  • 7 diarrhea — noun frequent and watery bowel movements; can be a symptom of infection or food poisoning or colitis or a gastrointestinal tumor (Freq. 9) • Syn: ↑diarrhoea, ↑looseness of the bowels, ↑looseness • Derivationally related forms: ↑loose (for: ↑ …

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  • 8 Montezuma's revenge — noun diarrhea contracted in Mexico or Central America • Hypernyms: ↑diarrhea, ↑diarrhoea, ↑looseness of the bowels, ↑looseness …

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  • 9 Lax — (l[a^]ks), a. [Compar. {Laxer} (l[a^]ks [ e]r); superl. {Laxest}.] [L. laxus Cf. {Laches}, {Languish}, {Lease}, v. t., {Leash}.] 1. Not tense, firm, or rigid; loose; slack; as, a lax bandage; lax fiber. [1913 Webster] The flesh of that sort of… …

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  • 10 Laxer — Lax Lax (l[a^]ks), a. [Compar. {Laxer} (l[a^]ks [ e]r); superl. {Laxest}.] [L. laxus Cf. {Laches}, {Languish}, {Lease}, v. t., {Leash}.] 1. Not tense, firm, or rigid; loose; slack; as, a lax bandage; lax fiber. [1913 Webster] The flesh of that… …

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  • 11 Laxest — Lax Lax (l[a^]ks), a. [Compar. {Laxer} (l[a^]ks [ e]r); superl. {Laxest}.] [L. laxus Cf. {Laches}, {Languish}, {Lease}, v. t., {Leash}.] 1. Not tense, firm, or rigid; loose; slack; as, a lax bandage; lax fiber. [1913 Webster] The flesh of that… …

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  • 12 Diarrhea — Di ar*rhe a, Diarrhoea Di ar*rh[oe] a, (d[imac] ar*r[=e] [.a]), n. [L. diarrhoea, Gr. dia rroia, fr. dia rrei^n to flow through; dia + rei^n to flow; akin to E. stream. See {Stream}.] (Med.) A morbidly frequent and profuse discharge of loose or… …

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  • 13 Diarrhoea — Diarrhea Di ar*rhe a, Diarrhoea Di ar*rh[oe] a, (d[imac] ar*r[=e] [.a]), n. [L. diarrhoea, Gr. dia rroia, fr. dia rrei^n to flow through; dia + rei^n to flow; akin to E. stream. See {Stream}.] (Med.) A morbidly frequent and profuse discharge of… …

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  • 14 scitte — f ( an/ an) purging; shit; diarrhea, looseness of the bowels …

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  • 15 diarrhoea — n. (Med.) Relax, flux, purging, looseness of the bowels …

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  • 16 ring-stinger — Noun. A hot and spicy curry. One, that on digestion, may cause looseness of the bowels and diarrhoea. See ring …

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  • 17 κοιλιολυσίαν — κοιλιολυσίᾱν , κοιλιολυσία looseness of the bowels fem acc sg (attic doric aeolic) …

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  • 18 κοιλιολυσίᾳ — κοιλιολυσίᾱͅ , κοιλιολυσία looseness of the bowels fem dat sg (attic doric aeolic) …

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  • 19 κοιλιολυτεῖν — κοιλιολυτέω suffer from looseness of the bowels pres inf act (attic epic doric) …

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  • 20 loose — loosely, adv. looseness, n. /loohs/, adj., looser, loosest, adv., v. loosed, loosing. adj. 1. free or released from fastening or attachment: a loose end. 2. free from anything that binds or restrains; unfettered: loose cats prowling around in… …

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