dysenteric


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dys·en·ter·ic

(dis'en-ter'ik),
Relating to or suffering from dysentery.

dysenteric

[dis′enter′ik]
Etymology: Gk, dys + enteron, intestine
pertaining to or resembling dysentery.

dys·en·ter·ic

(dis'en-ter'ik)
Relating to or suffering from dysentery.
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Certainly there is an understated but persistent sense in the discussion with Kandinsky that Hemingway, ingesting beer and emitting dysenteric words, is indulging himself too freely for a "damned serious subject" and that what we are reading is from beginning to end a performance.
Food preparation requires more time than I want to give it, but the alternative is to eat inexpensive, delicious, peppery hot Bengali cuisine in local restaurants until, inevitably, a dysenteric explosion strikes me down.
Polyvinyl alcohol-fixative and adhesive for protozoa in dysenteric stools and other liquid materials.
Shigellosis is not the most frequent cause of diarrheal disease, but its dysenteric form is the most severe: each year, it kills between 600,000 and 1 million people, mostly children in developing countries.
Ampicillin and trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole alleviate the dysenteric syndrome of shigellosis and reduce the infectious period.