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Diarrhea

Introduction: Diarrhea

Description of Diarrhea

Diarrhea (medical condition): Diarrhea is any form of loose or watery stool, and is all too common. Acute diarrhea with a sudden onset is ...more

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Diarrhea: Frequent and watery bowel movements.
Source: National Institute of Health

Diarrhea: frequent and watery bowel movements; can be a symptom of infection or food poisoning or colitis or a gastrointestinal tumor.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Diarrhea: A condition of frequent and watery bowel movements.
Source: Diseases Database

Diarrhea: increased liquidity or decreased consistency of feces, such as running stool; fecal consistency is related to the ratio of water-holding capacity of insoluble solids to total water, rather than the amount of water present; diarrhea is not hyperdefecation or increased fecal weight.
Source: CRISP

Diarrhea: An increased liquidity or decreased consistency of FECES, such as running stool. Fecal consistency is related to the ratio of water-holding capacity of insoluble solids to total water, rather than the amount of water present. Diarrhea is not hyperdefecation or increased fecal weight.
Source: MeSH 2007

Diarrhea: Related Topics

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Diarrhea as a Disease

Diarrhea (medical condition): See Diarrhea (disease information).
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Diarrhea: Related Diseases

Diarrhea: Diarrhea is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Diarrhea: Article Excerpts

Diarrhea--loose, watery stools occurring more than three times in one day--is a common problem that... (Source: excerpt from Diarrhea: NIDDK)

Diarrhea--loose, watery stools occurring more than three times in one day--is a common problem that usually lasts a day ... (Source: excerpt from Diarrhea: NIDDK)

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Diarrhea as a Symptom

Diarrhea (symptom): Loose, soft, or watery stool....more »

Diarrhea (symptom): Diarrhea is a very common symptom. Everyone is familiar with a sudden bout of acute diarrhea. Although many people ... more

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Diarrhea (symptom): Diarrhea--loose, watery stools occurring more than three times in one day--is a common problem that... (Source: excerpt from Diarrhea: NIDDK)

Diarrhea (symptom): See Diarrhea (symptom information).

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Diarrhea: Related Disease Topics

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Terms Similar to Diarrhea:

Source: Diseases Database

Source - WordNet 2.1

Related Topics

Source - MeSH 2007

More specific terms for Diarrhea:

Source - MeSH 2007

  • Montezuma's revenge

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Broader terms for Diarrhea

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Source - WordNet 2.1

Other terms that may be related to Diarrhea:

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Diarrhea

The following list attempts to classify Diarrhea into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • symptom
  • evidence,grounds
  • information
  • cognition,knowledge,noesis
  • psychological feature

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

Disease Ontology - OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

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