A short-lived stomach disorder of unknown cause, popularly attributed to a virus.
More example sentences
- Though often called stomach flu, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea occur in only about five percent of people with epidemic influenza.
- It was Thanksgiving Day when Kenny was rushed to Kirkland's Evergreen Medical Center emergency room with what his mom thought was the stomach flu.
- What the patient thinks is indigestion may really be a heart attack; the stomach flu an appendicitis; or the chest cold a pneumonia.