pseudodysentery

pseu·do·dys·en·ter·y

(sū'dō-dis'en-ter'ē),
Occurrence of symptoms indistinguishable from those of bacillary dysentery, due to causes other than the presence of the specific microorganisms of bacillary dysentery.

pseudodysentery

A nonspecific term of waning use for bacillary dysentery-like disease not caused by Shigella spp.