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diarrhoeadi‧ar‧rhoea British English, diarrhea American English /ˌdaɪəˈrɪə/ noun [uncountable]  MIan illness in which waste from the bowels is watery and comes out often
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diarrhoeaThis protozoal gut infection often causes diarrhoea.We have previously reported two cases associated with chronic diarrhoea, failure to thrive and a proximal small intestinal enteropathy.We have also known for a long time that morphine cures diarrhoea.Furthermore diarrhoea or weight loss were absent in a considerable proportion of infected patients.Then we realised that she'd had diarrhoea so badly it was actually oozing out of her collar!We collected data on diarrhoea for all children in the villages aged between 3 months and 5 years.For patients with postoperative dumping or diarrhoea it is prudent to assess gastric emptying before starting remedial surgery.All of these factors may theoretically contribute to diarrhoea.
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