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Diseases » Ciliary dysentery » Glossary
 

Glossary for Ciliary dysentery

  • Balantidiasis: Intestinal infection with a parasitic protozoa (Balantidium coli) resulting in intestinal inflammation. It is usually transmitted through direct or indirect contact with pig fecal matter.
  • Conditions involving a pathogen: Medical conditions involving some type of pathogen, such as a virus or bacteria.
  • Dehydration: Loss of fluids in the body
  • Diarrhea: Loose or watery stool.
  • Digestive Diseases: Diseases that affect the digestive system
  • Dysentery: A general term for various bacterial digestive disorders.
  • Parasitic Conditions: A condition that is characterised by another organism living off another organism

 

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