Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining or relating to cholera; affected or characterized by, due to, or causing cholera: as, choleraic exhalations or patients; the choleraic voice; choleraic miasmata.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Relating to, or resulting from, or resembling, cholera.

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  • adjective Relating to, or resembling, cholera

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  • adjective relating to or resulting from or resembling cholera

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Examples

  • I would discover at odd times (generally about midnight) that I was totally inexperienced, greatly ignorant of business, and hopelessly unfit for any sort of command; and when the steward had to be taken to the hospital ill with choleraic symptoms I felt bereaved of the only decent person at the after end of the ship.

    Falk, by Joseph Conrad

  • There was, of course, great choleraic water contamination, and a sudden outburst of cholera took place.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 483, April 4, 1885

  • The sufferers from this sow the germs of the disease in numerous, often distant and obscure, places, to which no choleraic person is supposed to have come.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 458, October 11, 1884

  • For Basrah has the most malarial air, the most choleraic water, and the most infernal climate of any spot in the world outside 'Tophet.'

    With a Highland Regiment in Mesopotamia 1916—1917

  • The special features of their vegetation are best seen when substances which also contain other forms of bacteria are taken -- _e. g_., the intestinal contents or choleraic evacuations mixed with moistened earth or linen and kept damp.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 458, October 11, 1884

  • Likewise, persons who have taken poisonous, or large [338] probative quantities of Camphor found themselves quickly affected by exhausting choleraic diarrhoea; and

    Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure

  • Nor was the destruction delayed by placing choleraic excreta in or upon earth, dry or moist, or mixed with stagnant water.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 458, October 11, 1884

  • They are useful for costive habits, and may be made into an electuary; but, when unripe, Plums provoke choleraic diarrhoea.

    Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure

  • The preparations included specimens of choleraic dejections dried on covering glasses, stained with fuchsin or methyl-blue, and examined with oil immersion, one-twelfth, and Abbe's condenser; also sections of intestine preserved in absolute alcohol, and stained with methyl-blue.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 458, October 11, 1884

  • I would discover at odd times (generally about midnight) that I was totally inexperienced, greatly ignorant of business, and hopelessly unfit for any sort of command; and when the steward had to be taken to the hospital ill with choleraic symptoms I felt bereaved of the only decent person at the after

    Falk; Amy Foster; To-Morrow

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