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Topic: ILLNESS AND DISABILITY

Date: 1300-1400
Language: Latin
Origin: dysenteria, from Greek, from dys- 'bad' + enteron 'bowels'

dysentery

noun
     
dys‧en‧te‧ry [uncountable]
MI a serious disease of your bowels that makes them bleed and pass much more waste than usual
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