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Medical Term:

diarrhea

Pronunciation: di'a-re'a

Definition

An abnormally frequent discharge of semisolid or fluid fecal matter from the bowel.

[G. diarrhoia, fr. dia, through, + rhoia, a flow, a flux]

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