Definition of diarrhoeal in English:


(US diarrheal)


  • See diarrhoea

    • ‘Cholera is an acute diarrheal disease endemic to Africa, Asia, and Latin America.’
    • ‘Other diagnoses included diarrhoeal disease, dengue fever, typhoid, pneumonia, urinary tract infection, brucellosis, acute myeloid leukaemia, and infectious mononucleosis.’
    • ‘The high frequency of Mtz resistance in Indian H. pylori may reflect widespread and often indiscriminate use of Mtz in self-medication against parasitic infections and often minor diarrhoeal illness.’
    • ‘The flight lasted eight hours, and the sick crew managed to confine their sickness and diarrhoeal episodes to the plane's toilets.’
    • ‘Siti said babies and children were most vulnerable to lung infections, malaria, diarrheal diseases, cholera and measles, which usually emerge after floods.’
    • ‘The report describes how all major infectious diseases including tuberculosis, malaria, AIDS, pneumonia, and diarrhoeal diseases are slowly becoming resistant to existing drugs.’