Definition of Epidemic cholera
1. Noun. An acute intestinal infection caused by ingestion of contaminated water or food.
Generic synonyms: Infectious Disease
Derivative terms: Choleraic
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Literary usage of Epidemic cholera
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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1854)
"epidemic cholera; its Contagion, Pathology, and Cure; with an Account of the. ... epidemic cholera ..."
2. A History of Epidemics in Britain by Charles Creighton (1894)
"The Antecedents of epidemic cholera in India. The antecedents and circumstances that made the year 1817 so critical for cholera in India, ..."
3. A Treatise on the Practice of Medicine by George Bacon Wood (1855)
"epidemic cholera. Syn.—Spasmodic Cholera.—India Cholera.—Asiatic Cholera.—Malignant Cholera — Cholera Asphyxia. This disease appears to have been long known ..."