Definition of Dysenteries
1. dysentery [n] - See also: dysentery
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Literary usage of Dysenteries
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Introduction to Infectious and Parasitic Diseases: Including Their Cause and by Millard Langfeld (1907)
"The principal human protozoan parasites are the amoeba dysenteries, the trypanosoma gambiense, the protozoan of Dum-Dum fever, and the plasmodium malarias ..."
2. The Geographical and Historical Dictionary of America and the West Indies by Antonio de Alcedo, George Alexander Thompson (1814)
"... of dreadful dysenteries, causing other evils of no easy cure. abounding in sugar canes, of which they make a considerable portion of sugar. ..."
3. Encyclopaedia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature by Francis Lieber, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1831)
"In medicine, it is frequently employed, especially in dysenteries, as a demulcent, and enters into the composition of a variety of emollient preparations. ..."
4. Proceedings by Philadelphia County Medical Society (1902)
"The study of dysenteries with respect to their cause would tend to support ... When we stop to compare the lesions which the endemic dysenteries and the ..."