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- adj. That causes, or is associated with diarrhea.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to diarrhea; like diarrhea.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to or resulting from diarrhea; having the character of or characterizing diarrhea; catarrhal, with reference to the intestines.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of or relating to diarrhea
Vitamin A deficiency increases the risk of severe illness, and even death, from common childhood infections such as diarrheal diseases and measles.
If it is a country's policy to give priority attention to those conditions which are the leading causes of morbidity and mortality and those conditions for which feasible control programs can best be developed, then programs such as diarrheal disease control and expanding immunization and interventions such as ORT could be given greater emphasis.
The airlifted supplies include medical kits such as diarrheal disease sets, midwifery kits, obstetric surgical kits; Vitamin A, jerry cans, collapsible water tanks, basic family water kits, tarpaulins, education and child protection supplies.
In China, India and Indonesia, twice as many people are dying from diarrheal diseases than from HIV/AIDS.
The World Health Organization (WHO) said the virulent diarrheal disease, which has affected more than 1,500 people in central Haiti, would be the first cholera epidemic in a century in the disaster-prone and impoverished Caribbean nation.
Giardia contaminates streams and lakes throughout North America and has caused epidemics of diarrheal disease in several small cities by contaminating their drinking water.
Take the example of rotavirus, the leading causes of diarrheal disease.
Obviously, action will be taken to and prevent the spread of diarrheal diseases.
There was more at stake Tuesday than a single case, says Paul Offit, head of infectious diseases at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and inventor of a vaccine against rotavirus, a diarrheal illness.
Health risks of flooding include drowning, respiratory diseases from mold and diarrheal disease from poor sanitation.
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